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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 CompStore theme

The CompStore theme project is the new Magento 2.0 theme that you will develop for a hypothetical computer store client or for a theme marketplace such as I strongly suggest you to take a look at the Become an author page at in order to explore the options to monetize your Magento theme development expertise. Logically, you have to work harder before publishing and selling your own theme solution, but it will be worth it!

Magento 2.0 themes and modules work with the Composer ( dependency manager for PHP to generate a reliable deployment of Magento components. This is a great evolution in the Magento universe because this management can provide a powerful environment for the deployment of modules and themes. So, we will create a composer file for our new theme solution.

Before we start the theme development, let's take a look at Composer.