Official Magento Documentation

As a point of reference, here are some keys links to Official Magento Documentation.

Frontend Development

At the moment, Digital Startup focuses on Installation, Setup and Usage. We don’t cover Frontend or Backend Development because these topics cover a wide variety of things that we simply can’t cover. And truthfully, Magento will probably teach it better than we ever will.

The following Courses/Subscription is currently the recommended starting point for learning Frontend Development.

The obvious pre-requisites is that you already know the following basics, otherwise you will struggle:

  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • XML
  • PHP
  • LESS
  • Javascript
  • The basics of Magento 2

Magento U On-Demand (1 Year Subscription) (visit) [$1,450]

The On-Demand training subscription is designed to support your professional development with 12 months of unlimited access to Magento U’s On-Demand training.

Choose from a library of On-Demand courses including:

  • Managing Your Magento 2 Store
  • Fundamentals of Magento 2 Development
  • Core Principles for Theming in Magento 2
  • Getting Started with JavaScript Development for Magento 2
  • and many more.

You will receive one (1) year of access to the video training content in an online repository of short lessons for developers learning Magento development.

Speak to a member of the Magento U team regarding your training and certification needs. Magento U will design a personalized training and certification roadmap and you will receive a ‘My Magento Training Roadmap’ to track your training and certification path and progress.

Magento U Support to respond to your questions regarding training curriculum, certification offerings, and course enrollment process.

Core Principles for Theming in Magento 2 (Course) (visit) [$375]

For this course, the following skills are required: CSS & CSS 3, HTML & HTML 5, XML, basics of PHP and comfortable with the use of the command line. To enhance your understanding of this course, the following skills are desirable: Responsive Web Design (RWD), LESS, and JavaScript is strongly recommended but not required.

Students will understand the fundamentals of Magento’s templating system and learn how Magento themes work and all the components of a theme, especially layouts, page templates and block templates. Students will learn to customize both the look and feel and the functionality of a website at the theme level.

Responsive Web Design in Magento 2 (Course) (visit) [FREE]

In this course, you will learn what responsive web design is and how it is implemented in the built-in themes. You will see which files are used in a responsive site and learn which files you may want to customize for your own changes. You will walk through an example of implementing a custom design feature using the Luma built-in theme.

This is not a course in responsive web design theory, although it will touch on a few key points that you should know when creating a responsive site in Magento 2.0. This course will provide some resources in case you need to learn more.

Prices correct as of July '19