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Below you'll find all the Uncategorized articles on the site, followed by a chronological listing of the same. You may also browse the 7 series directly via the following links. Miscellaneous Magento Articles, SugarCRM for PHP MVC Developers, Magento 2: Advanced Javascript, Magento 2 UI Components, Accelerated Mobile Pages, Pestle, and, Sylius for Magento and PHP Developers.

Reserved Words in Magento 2 URL  Paths

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Reserved Words in Magento 2 URL  Paths A StackExchange self answer where I use a plugin to work around the reserved-PHP-symbol-in-class-name problem that can plague Magento 2 URL routing. What’s extra baffling about this is Magento has a fix coded up, but only applies it to one URL segment. I suspect this is less baffling if you can gives up the idea that Magento 2 should retain its the rapid application prototyping roots of its ancestors.

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Magento 2 – Form Validation

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Magento 2 – Form Validation A StackExchange post that contains most (all?) of the CSS classes that can control Magento 2’s form validation. Magento seems to apply the validation rules on all form submits – although I haven’t dug too deeply into that one so caveat emptor etc. Also, a bonus for folks who read these Tumblr desciptions — here’s a quick bit of javascript that will take M1 style HTML and make all the fields required in an M2 context. require(['jquery'], function($){ $('.required-entry').each(function(key, element){ $(element).attr('required','required'); }); }); Useful if you have a complex form built with a combination of […]

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Headless Magento 2 Resources

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Headless Magento 2 Resources “Headless Magento” – that is, an ecommerce store whose user interface uses some other technology stack for the UI/UX (i.e. javascript) while relying on Magento’s REST API endpoints for store functionality – is a hot topic in the Magento world. While this approach can explode a project’s budget (you’re reimplementing the a front-end store and any extension functionality) it is, none-the-less, popular with agencies looking to put their javascript engineering teams to work. If your sales team has thrown you in the headless deep-end, the sitewards/headless-magento2-resources and ishakhsuvarov/going-headless GitHub repositories are two small projects that are […]

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Magento 2 VirtualTypes at Runtime

Whether you’re using your IDE, a debugging extension, or calling get_class and new ReflectionClass yourself, PHP (or any language’s) ability to examine itself at runtime is a vital tool for debugging a program. Most bugs come down to “this variable does not have what I thought it had in it”, or “the thing in [...]

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