While many things (Composer, PSR compliance, MVC, API layer, and test coverage) about Magento 2 will feel familiar to modern PHP developers, what better way to dig into how the framework works than by building a module? This live coding exercise demonstrates both Magento's modular architecture and its plugin system for customizing core behavior.

About the speaker
Ben is a voting representative in the PHP FIG and has more than 10 years in open source commerce working with some of the biggest brands. He serves as an educator and mentor for Magento, having trained hundreds of developers directly as well as thousands of others through the Magento U Fundamentals series. He's always excited to meet other developers to talk about and learn from the challenges and successes of building successful commercial sites with PHP.


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Miro Svrtan at 15:11 on 27 Sep 2018

I had a completely different expecations of this talk, I feel abstract is misleading as this was more of a 'Intro to Magento2' and where some files are located.

My expectation was: we are going to build a plugin/module: this is how to do it. I'm not a Magento developer but was really looking forward to this talk as to get more insights how Magento built plugins/modules. Also, there was not really that much live coding, speaker was just turning on/off things in the configuration, showing how to do things in Magento using console app.