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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 form component

The form is a basic component responsible for performing CRUD operations on an entity. The listingElements group referenced under vendor/magento/module-ui/etc/ui_configuration.xsd file provides a nice list of both primary and secondary form components:

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

Moving forward, we will use the form component, and a few of its secondary components to create the Stock Resupply screen as shown:

The form itself is to consist of Stock and +Qty fields. The Stock field will be a read-only field consisting of an SKU + current...