We’ve recently covered such important topic as Magento 2 components, so it’s time to shed light on the Magento 2 Component Manager. Below, you will find a brief description of this solution, which is available in Magento 2 after you install the Magento application. The purpose of the component manager is simple – it helps to keep all modules, themes, language packages (Magento 2 components) up to date. Continue Reading
Below, you will find a post about the definition, installation, and structure of Magento 2 components. If you are new to the platform, the following information will help you get a deeper insight into Magento 2. If you do not understand the difference between modules and components or have no ideas about the Magento 2 component structure, then you’ve come to the right place.
Below, you will find the Magento 2 FAQ with the most important questions and answers from the Magento 2.0 Developer Webinar. Core aspects of the platform, innovative features, dramatic improvements and changes are described below. Continue Reading
In this post we will show you where to find the official Magento 2 User Guide as well as provide links to our own articles, which are helpful if you are trying to master the new version of the platform. Let’s start with the Magento 2 Community Edition documentation. Continue Reading
Now that Magento 2 is here, the community is slowly getting adjusted to the existence of this great new platform. However, one question that is raised often is “When should I migrate?”. The blunt answer to this is “When you are ready!”, which of course leads to new questions like “How do I know when I am ready?”. The point is that Magento 2 is entirely new – it requires a different approach from hosting providers with new Virtual Host settings and an up-to-date PHP stack, it requires a complete rewrite of code of Magento 1 extensions, it requires different building procedures for themes (LESS, SASS, Grunt), it requires a lot. However, the technology is cool and there are many good reasons to migrate to Magento 2 – performance, less conflicts, more stability, testing built-in, etcetera. So for you as Magento professional, the question is not “if” you are going to migrate to Magento 2, but “when”. Continue Reading
Below, we’ve gathered some useful Magento 2 jQuery plugins (widgets). Since the Magento 2 platform utilizes a jQuery library for implementing client functionality, it is possible to enhance current ecommerce opportunities with the help of various Magento 2jQuery widgets. The most reliable solutions are described below.
Before shedding light on Magento 2 gitignore files, we’d like to draw your attention to Git itself. Being a free and open source software, this version control system is developed to help you with all possible projects from basic small to complicated large ventures. Git is easy to learn and master, powerful, and full-featured solution, which outperforms such SCM tools as Subversion, Perforce, or CVS. Moreover, you can easily learn it right in your browser via Try Git without charge. We even have a dedicated Magento 2 Git tutorial on our blog, but let’s return to Magento 2 .gitignore. Continue Reading
If you had a coding experience with Magento 1, you might have utilized a deploy tool designed to pull in the GIT repository, ran such commands as modman deploy-all, and check if a vardirectory is writable. But how did all these things change with the appearance of Magento 2? Below, you will get the answer. The following Magento 2 Git and deployment guide describes such important aspects as the best gitignore, project deployment, pre- and post deploy commands, etc. Continue Reading