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Magento Extensions Development

By : Jérémie Bouchet
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Magento Extensions Development

By: Jérémie Bouchet

Overview of this book

Magento has been revealed as the best and the most popular open source e-commerce platform in the world, with about 250k+ online stores. Magento 2 is the most recent version of this awesome toolset: every new and modern development techniques are used to offer a real modular approach and powerful architecture. The book will support you in the writing of innovative and complex extensions. Starting from the beginning, we will cover how to set up a development environment that allows you to be really efficient in your functionality writing, including GIT registering and many other development tools. We then move on to provide a large overview of the best practices to scale your module in a high-load environment. After these foundations, you will see how to use test driven-development (TDD) and unit tests to handle your code. We then build a complex extension together, step by step, and internationally-ready. Next, you will find out how to protect the users’ data. Finally, we will take a look a publishing the extension on the new Magento Connect marketplace and how to protect your intellectual property. After you read this book, you will know everything you need to know to become an invaluable extension editor, whether it is for your customers’ needs or for your own requirements.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Magento Extensions Development
About the Author
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Communicating in a developer team

Your project management workflow must be a continuous reflection. To build the most efficient way to work, you have to learn from your previous experiences and adjust your process for your team. Obviously, communication has a key role in the performance of your development team, but it is not enough. This process must be a basic good practice of your team, not an added value to your development method. Never underestimate the impact of a small talk with your coworker; you have more to learn by listening to a colleague's advice than by thinking on your own. People always see asking for help as a weakness, while in reality it is a proper way to improve productivity and progress as a team.

Communication optimization can rely on several tools. The goal of this chapter is not to show an exhaustive list of methods for improving the communication in your team. However, it will give you a few tips.

An instant messaging tool is essential for your team. Even if some...