Learn Magento at your own pace - Paul Meștereagă

Topic: beginner

View Layer in Magento 2

June 7, 2018

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Paul Mestereaga

View Layer in Magento 2

In this tutorial I will give an overview of the Magento 2 View Layer. We will learn how to build Blocks, Templates and Layouts.

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Controllers in Magento 2

February 5, 2018

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Paul Mestereaga

Controllers in Magento 2

Learn about the Controller Layer in Magento 2. Check the step by step tutorial on how to create Frontend and Backend controllers in Magento 2.

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Models in Magento 2

January 19, 2018

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Paul Mestereaga

Models in Magento 2

Learn how to create a Models in Magento 2. Create Models, Resource Models and a Collections in Magento 2 step by step. Get code examples and code source of the plugin.

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Database Upgrade Scripts in Magento 2

December 14, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Database Upgrade Scripts in Magento 2

In this post we'll learn how to create database upgrade scripts in Magento 2. These scripts are used to upgrade our custom database and insert data into it.

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Create a new module in Magento 2

November 6, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Create a new module in Magento 2

Now that we’ve seen in the previous post how to install Magento 2 on localhost I continue the series with a short tutorial about how to create a new module in Magento 2. Module Location The folder in which the modules are stored in Magento 2 is app/code. The full folder structure of a module…

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Install Magento 2 locally on MAMP

September 12, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Install Magento 2 locally on MAMP

This is a short step by step tutorial about how to install Magento 2 locally on MAMP. We will see how to install MAMP and how to configure the proper PHP and MySQL versions.We’ll then connect to Github and get Magento 2 sources and install it via Composer. You can see what’s new in Magento…

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CodeLobster PHP Edition + Magento

July 31, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

CodeLobster PHP Edition + Magento

CodeLobster PHP Edition is a development environment, a lighter alternative to PHPStorm. This IDE has special plug-ins for working with Magento but also with other popular frameworks such as Drupal, Joomla, Twig, JQuery, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Laravel, Node.js, AngularJS, Symfonu, Yii and WordPress […]

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Remote debugging Magento with Xdebug and PHPStorm

March 4, 2017

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Paul Mestereaga

Remote debugging Magento with Xdebug and PHPStorm

A while ago someone recommended me using Xdebug with my PHPStorm IDE to debug Magento applications. It's incredible how timesaving it is, that is why I decided to share with you how to install and configure Xdebug to remotely debug Magento installation with PHPStorm.

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How to manually install Magento 1

October 18, 2016

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Paul Mestereaga

How to manually install Magento 1

To install Magento 1 it is really easy. Follow the steps bellow and let me know how it worked for you in the comments section below.

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Let the journey begin

October 17, 2016

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Paul Mestereaga

Let the journey begin

Why the blog? Have you ever encountered a problem and tried to search online for a solution and found nothing? I’m sure you did. As a beginner developer that happened to me. The communities out there are full of resources but sometimes we find ourselves in unique situations and we need to come up with…

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Is your Magento slow?

Wondered how you can make your Magento load faster? Wonder no more. Here is a FREE step by step guide that helps you.

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Magento 2
Optimization guide

Wondered how you can make your Magento load faster? Wonder no more. Here is a step by step guide that helps you.