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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)

Creating jQuery widgets components

Creating simple jQuery widgets components is pretty straightforward from a Magento point of view. The actual knowledge of building robust jQuery widgets depends on our knowledge of jQuery itself.

Let's assume our widget will be called welcome, and its purpose is to simply output Welcome %name% to the element, provided we passed on the name option during widget initialization.

We start by adding the mapping under our <MODULE_DIR>/view/frontend/requirejs-config.js file, as follows:

var config = {
map: {
'*': {
welcome: 'Magelicious_Jsco/js/welcome'

We then define the widget itself, as part of the <MODULE_DIR>/view/frontend/web/js/welcome.js file, as follows:

], function ($, $t) {
'use strict';