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Magento 2 Development Essentials

By : Fernando J Miguel
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Magento 2 Development Essentials

By: Fernando J Miguel

Overview of this book

Magento is the e-commerce software and platform trusted by the world's leading brands. Used by thousands of merchants for their transactions worth billions, it provides the flexibility to customize the content and functionality of your website. By strengthening your fundamentals in Magento development, you can develop the best solutions and take advantage of the growing market. This fast-paced tutorial will provide you with skills you need to successfully create themes, extensions, and solutions to Magento 2 projects. This book begins by setting up Magento 2 before gradually moving onto setting the basic options of the Sell System. You will take advantage of Search Engine Optimization aspects, create design and customize theme layout, develop new extensions, and adjust the Magento System to achieve great performance. By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly explore all the features of Magento 2 to create a great solution. With ample examples and a practical approach, this book will ensure your success with this astonishing e-commerce management system.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Magento 2 Development Essentials
About the Author
About the Reviewers

The revolution of Magento 2.0

Magento Commerce has promoted important changes between its 1.x and 2.0 versions. Some usual problems of the Magento 1.x version were fixed in this new version. The following processes/modules have received improvements in Magento 2.0:

  • Performance

  • Payment method

  • Checkout

  • Catalog

  • CMS

  • Web API

  • Framework

  • Setup

All good software or systems pass through incremental improvements for evolving according to its production environment; it couldn't be different with a commerce platform that powers over 250,000 online stores worldwide.

Magento 2.0 CE has a flexible architecture and a modular code base; it has a modern theming and an extensive Application Programming Interface (API). To get a better performance, Magento 2.0 compresses JavaScript files and images and gives support to Apache Varnish integration on the server side to enable faster performance.

Security is another subject treated in the Magento 2.0 system. According to its official documentation (