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Magento 2 Development Quick Start Guide

By : Branko Ajzele
Book Image

Magento 2 Development Quick Start Guide

By: Branko Ajzele

Overview of this book

Magento is an open-source, enterprise-level e-commerce platform with unlimited scope for customization. This makes it a great choice not only for vendors but for developers as well. This book guides you through Magento development, teaching you how to develop modules that extend or change its functionality, leading to more ?exible and profitable Magento stores. You start with a structural overview of the key Magento development components. You will learn where things such as plugins, events, models, controllers, layouts, and UI components ft into the development landscape. You will go through examples of using these components to extend Magento. As you progress, you will be building a diverse series of small but practical Magento modules. By the end of this book, you will not only have a solid foundation in the Magento development architecture; but you will also have practical experience in developing modules to customize and extend Magento stores.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)

Distributing via Packagist

Packagist is a free online repository service for Composer packages. We can use it to easily distribute our free Magento modules. The fact that Packagist is a default Composer repository, makes it the de facto repository for any Composer user. This is why having our free Magento modules available via Packagist is a preferred way of distribution.

Pushing our Magento module to Packagist is quite easy. Assuming we have our account created, we should start by clicking on the Submit button, which will land us on the following screen:

We need to provide a link to our Git repository here, and click the Check button, followed by the Submit button, if the valid repository was found. This should create our package, as per the following screen:

The Packagist says that our created package is now available for use via the composer require magelicious/module-royal...