Everything you need to know about Magento is described in the “Magento DIY. The complete Guide” book, which covers such important aspects as SEO, performance, and security. It teaches how to run a successful marketing campaign and create a top-notch user experience. Furthermore, “Magento DIY” shows how to get all Enterprise-level features on the basis of the Community Edition platform and implement opportunities which are not available in both editions out-of-the-box. For further information about the book, examine the link below:
How to start learning Magento, if you are a newbie
First of all, you should be familiar with PHP. If you don’t know this programming language, check this blog post on Firebear: How To Become A PHP Developer. It includes guides, learning platforms, and all major books. This information will help to get deep insights into the programming language vital for your Magento development. After learning PHP, you can start the next section.
What should you read as a beginner
If you are a PHP coder, skip the first step and check this Learning Magento Development list. It consist of useful links divided into 3 categories: Magento Development Resources, Helpful Magento Websites, and Magento Developers on Social Media. Some of them are:
For those interested in Magento books, there is an appropriate post on the Firebear blog: Best Magento Books 2016. It includes all the latest works related to the Magento platform. Additionally, you can check the Magento Fundamentals course on tuts+. Gain enough experience and try to pass the Certification exam – this is the next step in your Magento development.
How to become a certified Magento developer
If you are looking for Magento certification resources, pay attention to:
They will be helpful for your further growth as a Magento coder. Getting a certification is a serious step in your programmer career, so don’t hesitate to get new skills. With the exam, you will get a lot of theoretical knowledge, as well as vital experience.
Please note that there is a huge community around the Magento platform, so you can easily find aid on various forums at every stage of your learning. Don’t be shy and ask questions: the community is always friendly and there are tons of other coders willing to help you.