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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 the same day delivery

We have been asked to add a functionality that shows an active countdown with a You have %h %min %sec to catch our same day delivery offer message on a product view page, whereas the countdown is based on an optionally assigned daily cutoffAt time, set for every product individually, for every day of a week independently.

Let's take a moment to think about our approach here:

  • Every product and every day of a week imply Monday to Sunday _[Cutoff_At] product attributes
  • Product attributes imply setup script
  • Active countdown implies JS components

We start by bumping up the setup_version value of our <MODULE_DIR>/etc/module.xml file from 1.0.0 to 1.0.1. This allows us to introduce the <MODULE_DIR>/Setup/UpgradeData.php file with an upgrade, as follows:

protected function upgradeToVersionOneZeroOne(