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  • How to add a simple note to the checkout step

    March 14, 2019 // by Denis Saltanakhmedov

    Sometimes the additional info in the order is very useful. It can be an additional choice or message from a customer. Unfortunately, Magento 2 does not provide any additional forms on the checkout steps by default.

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  • Key rules for your Magento 2 website security

    March 12, 2019 // by Maria Zayac

    Security topics play a significant role in the success of every online business. Nowadays, this topic becomes even more important due to such a huge number of different types of hacker attacks and sensitive data leaks all over the world. The duty of every website manager is to make sure that the key security rules are followed and the website is well-protected. The following article describes the most critical security issues and measures required for every website.

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  • Is it worth covering Magento 2 code by automated tests?

    March 7, 2019 // by Maria Zayac

    Automated tests implementation has always been an interesting topic for many store owners and managers. We receive many questions every day like: should we invest money for tests in addition to development? How will it help an online business? Which tests are better and why? Therefore, we want to shed some light on which types of tests are the most popular and useful and highlight key reasons of test importance.

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  • Atwix MageNews - March 2019

    March 4, 2019 // by Roman Glushko

    Welcome to Atwix MageNews – March edition!
    A recap of the most existing news that happened in Magento Community last month in our humble opinion: Magento 2.3.1, PWA, the Magento Association, collective community experience, thoughts, ideas and updates. Everything is in one place here, collected and brought to you with love.
    So, without further ado, we are starting!

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  • How to make a package for the Magento Marketplace in Magento 2

    February 13, 2019 // by Denis Saltanakhmedov

    If you developed some Magento 2 module and you want to publish the module on the Magento Marketplace, you need to prepare a package with the module first.
    In the post, we do not describe how to publish the module on the Magento Marketplace only how to prepare the ultimate package version and validate it.

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  • Atwix MageNews - February 2019

    February 8, 2019 // by Roman Glushko

    Hello and welcome to Atwix MageNews!
    This article reviews the most interesting and important topics that popped up in Magento Community last month in our humble opinion.
    Without further ado, let’s start!

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  • Magento 2 Event Framework - Diagrams

    February 5, 2019 // by Roman Glushko

    Magento events and observers are a good old way of extending Magento. They came from Magento 1, but an approach is well-known beyond the Magento community and platform. It follows an observer design pattern and has different implementation and variations in different frameworks. This article covers how Event Framework was implemented in Magento and how it’s suggested to be using by Magento Development Team.

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  • Add custom layout handle to product page - Magento 2

    January 31, 2019 // by Burlacu Vasilii

    Ever struggled how to add programmatically a custom layout handle to a product page and what’s the best way to do it? Use the power of Magento 2 plugins (also called interceptors) added into the right place and you’re done!

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  • Alternatives for deprecated Registry class - Magento 2.3

    January 30, 2019 // by Burlacu Vasilii

    Starting from Magento 2.3 the Registry class that is (or was) used by a lot of developers and extension vendors is declared to be deprecated. In class comments it’s told to use service classes or data providers, but no examples provided. This article aims to show how you can get needed data using best practices and service classes.

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  • Magento Contributions: 2018, 2019 and beyond

    January 29, 2019 // by Viacheslav Kravchuk

    Back in 2017 Magento has made a move which many of us couldn’t fully comprehend back then. It was a creation of the completely new business unit – Community Engineering department, and Max Yekaterynenko, Magento’s then Director of Development, became a head of it. First months it wasn’t quite clear what this department is aimed to do, but fast forward two years and we can surely tell that this initiative is one of the most successful Community initiatives Magento ever took.

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