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Magento 2 Component Manager

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Magento 2 Component Manager

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

Magento 2 Components (module, theme, language packages)

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Magento 2 Components

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.

Magento 2 Component Manager

How to install Magento 2 modules

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Magento 2 FAQ

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Magento 2 FAQ

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

The Official Magento 2 User Guide

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The Official Magento 2 Manual

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

Magento 2 UI Components

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UI Components of Magento 2

Flexible UI rendering in Magento 2 is possible due to the usage of UI components. By utilizing them, you configure every page of your ecommerce website. Besides, Magento 2 UI components are responsible for supporting interactions of JavaScript components with a server. Acting as modules, they are situated under the Magento\UI namespace. Below, you will find a brief description of basic Magento 2 UI components as well as useful links for a further acquaintance with the subject. Continue Reading

Magento 2 Seminar in The Netherlands (January 22nd 2016)

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Magento 2 Seminar

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

Magento 2 jQuery Plugins

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jQuery widgets for Magento 2

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 2  jQuery widgets. The most reliable solutions are described below.

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Magento 2 JavaScript Guide

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Custom JavaScript in Magento 2

It is necessary to mention RequireJS when it comes to JavaScript in Magento 2. The platform utilizes RequireJS for optimizing time necessary to load a page which contains JavaScript files. Besides, the RequireJS loader is used for managing JS resource dependencies and for customizing JavaScript in Magento 2. All the aforementioned processes are discussed in this Magento 2 JavaScript Guide through the following sections:

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Magento 2 gitignore

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Magento 2 .gitignore

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

Magento 2 Git and Deployment

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Magento 2 Git strategy

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 var directory 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