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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)

Using the listing component

The listing is a basic component responsible for rendering grids, lists, and tiles, providing filtering, pagination, sorting, and other features. The listingElements group referenced in the vendor/magento/module-ui/etc/ui_configuration.xsd file provides a nice list of both primary and secondary listing components:

actions component file massaction select
actionsColumn container filters modal selectionsColumn
bookmark dataSource form multiline tab
boolean dataProvider hidden multiselect text
button date htmlContent nav textarea
checkbox dynamicRows input number wysiwyg
checkboxset email insertForm paging
column exportButton insertListing price
columns field listing range
columnsControls fieldset listingToolbar radioset

The key to using all of these components is to understand:

  • What parameters individual components accept...