Precious tools and tips for Magento developers

A-Z tools that every Magento developer must know about, and a few useful hints for solving 1.x common issues.
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

In this fast course I'll talk about a sort of tools that help me on day-to-day Magento development, and will share some precious hints for developing.

We'll see some tools and hints for (and not limited to):

  • Create modules
  • Methods and autocomplete classes feature
  • Compare template phtml files in an easier way
  • Inspect the processed Layout XML
  • Export and import large databases
  • Debug PHP code
  • and much more...

With the tools and tips for magento development, you'll be able to develop modules, debug layout xml, export and import large databases in Magento, much faster than you do now.

This course uses Magento but is valid for any 1.x versions.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of Magendo development

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Be a faster and more efficient Magento developer
  • Save time on doing tasks and solving problems

Who is the target audience?

  • This course was designed for any Magento developer (backend or front end) of any level of knowledge

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome
Welcome and thankyou.
Section 2: The tools

In this class we'll talk about a fascinating tool, that helps frontend and backend developers to debug any page rendered by our Magento.


What is the best IDE for developing for Magento? Let's talk about my favorite one.


And if we have a way to create a new module in 30 seconds? It's possible.


Do you like terminal? Let's see how to work with magento in our command line.


Magento at command line even faster.

Section 3: Development hints

Have you tried to export a large database in magento? Let's make it lighter.


Are you still debugging your code with "echo" ?

You can do much more than this. Let's see how.


Let's continue our last class and get rid of our "echo".


Are you a real developer? So, tell Magento you are!


Broken xml in Magento sometimes causes some confusion and time to find. See 2 ways to detect a broken xml in 3 minutes.

Section 4: Closure

Congratulations! You did it!

And thanks for be here with me in this 60 minutes.

Share your thoughts and yourself in the discussion area of this lecture.

Nice to meet you! See you in the next one!

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Instructor Biography

Ricardo Martins, Magento Certified Developer

Após mais de 16 anos de experiência em desenvolvimento para web, me apaixonei pelo desenvolvimento em Magento e participo ativamente da sua comunidade desde 2011, com algumas palestras e apresentações em alguns eventos no Brasil, e participando de eventos sobre o assunto por vários lugares, como o Magento Imagine (em Las Vegas).

Atualmente escrevo para meu blog pessoal de desenvolvimento e empreendedorismo, e contribuí com alguns módulos open source para Magento (como o PagSeguro transparente), além de ter escrito uma matéria de capa sobre Magento para a revista americana Php Solutions.

Profissional certificado pela Magento Inc., possuindo duas certificações: Magento Developer e Magento FrontEnd Developer, sendo um dos 3 primeiros profissionais certificados no Brasil.

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