Lab is delighted to announce that our Head of Country (Croatia) and lead Magento Developer, Branko Ajzele has literally written the book on Magento 2.
The Magento 2 Developer's Guide, now available on Kindle or in paperback from major digital retailers including Amazon and iTunes, is the ultimate users guide to the latest version of Magento - one of the most popular e-commerce platforms in the world.
Written primarily for intermediate to professional-level PHP developers, Ajzele's guide will help developers see Magento projects go from inception to production, master the use of Web API to communicate with the Magento system and create custom modules from scratch to extend the core functionality of the platform.
For backend developers, several topics covered by Ajzele will enable you to modify and extend your Magento 2 store. Frontend developers will also find useful guides to customising the look of the site in the frontend.
The new platform empowers brands, retailers, and businesses across B2C and B2B industries to quickly and cost-effectively deliver engaging omnichannel shopping experiences. Magento 2.0 also offers enhanced performance and scalability, new features to boost conversion rates, and business agility and productivity improvements. The new platform also builds on our open source heritage and offers unmatched flexibility and innovation opportunities to our global ecosystem of partners and developers. - Magento
The latest version of the Magento platform promises an open architecture that will bring unrivaled flexibility to e-commerce websites, updated customisation features, faster time-to-market and improved deployment to public or private cloud environments.
The featured updates to the new release include:
Open, Flexible Architecture
Engaging Shopping Experiences
Enhanced Business Agility and Productivity
Enterprise-grade Scalability and Performance
Easier Maintenance and Upgrades
"Back-end developers will gain powerful facilities like dependency injector and unified Web API to power both SOAP and REST API's - leaning towards service based architecture style. Front-end developers will benefit from improved separation of themes and a move towards jQuery and Knockout JS libraries.
The full page cache implementation makes a significant performance difference, allowing the site to achieve higher performance for the same hardware power. Merchants will enjoy a multitude of out-of-the-box commerce features, as well as a redesigned administration interface."
Ajzele guides readers through the major concepts and conventions of new to the Magento 2 platform.
Beginning with an introduction to the fundamentals of the Magento platform, the Magento 2 Developer's Guide offers step-by-step guidance on how to customise an ecommerce website, extend the core functionality of a Magento 2 store and how to configure the development and basic production environment for Magento.
By the end of this book, readers will have an in-depth understanding of the techniques to customize a Magento 2 store to fit the requirements of your business.
Want to hear more? Our award-winning (and published) team will take you through a guided tour of Magento 2.0. Get in touch via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.