Sandbox script for quick testing in Magento2

What’s your approach for quick & dirty testing in Magento2? Creating a test module with a controller and executing it from browser to see the output? Creating a Console module and executing via CLI? Obviously, above two approaches takes time. Rather I would create a simple script (a single file) and put it somewhere in …

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Magento 2: How the quantity_and_stock_status attribute value is populated in product object?

Well, a new product attribute that you may notice in Magento2 is quantity_and_stock_status. SELECT * FROM eav_attribute WHERE attribute_code = ‘quantity_and_stock_status’; Query Result: If you load a product object as: $product = $this->_productRepository->getById($productId); var_dump($product->getData()); You will see the value of quantity_and_stock_status as an array of is_in_stock and qty. You must be thinking from where the …

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Configure your Bash Shell for Magento 2 CLI Commands

One of the major improvement in Magento 2 is the introduction of CLI commands based on Symfony Console Component. CLI commands can perform multiple tasks. Some of them are: Installing Magento (and related tasks such as creating or updating the database schema, creating the deployment configuration, and so on) Clearing the cache Managing indexes, including …

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Install & Configure Varnish Cache for Magento 2

The performance of a website is always the key factor for the higher conversion rate. Fortunately, Magento 2 (both CE & EE) comes by default with the support for FPC (Full Page Caching), Varnish & Redis to make your store fly. In this tutorial we will be discussing brief info about Varnish, it’s installation and …

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Create a Custom Shipping Module in Magento 2

As you know Magento 2 GA is already released on mid of November 2015. Now the development of Magento 2 components is taking by storm and the developers are especially busy with porting their popular Magento 1 extensions. In our case, We are already into Magento 2 development: busy porting some of our popular Magento …

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