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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
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Magento Entity-Attribute-Value

With a complex system architecture, Magento developers realized that a traditional development approach could be counterproductive for a scalable idea to implement an e-commerce solution.

Developers, therefore, decided to adopt the Entity-Attribute-Value (EAV) architecture approach.

This database structure embraces the Magento 2.0 complexity processes and variables and allows an unlimited numbers of attributes to any item, such as categories, products, costumers, addresses, and more.

The three main points of EAV can be described as follows:

  • Entity: Data items are represented as entities. In the database, each entity has a record.

  • Attribute: Many attributes could belong to a specific entity; for example, the customer entity has name, birth date, phone, and so on. In Magento, all the attributes are listed in a single table.

  • Value: This is the value of each attribute. For example, customer is an entity that has an attribute called name with the value Fernando Miguel...