Magento 2.0 has a Command-Line Interface (CLI) to help developers manage installation and configuration tasks. It saves a lot of time for developers during the development time. The new command-line interface can do many things, such as:
- Installing Magento
- Clearing the cache
- Managing indexes, including reindexing
- Configuring and running cron
- Compiling code
- Setting the Magento mode
- Setting the URN highlighter
- Creating dependency reports
- Creating translation dictionaries and language packages
- Deploying static view files
- Creating symlinks to LESS files
- Running unit tests
- Converting layout into XML files
- Generating data for performance testing
- Creating CSS from LESS (CSS real-time compilation)
Let’s see how this feature works. Continue reading
Starting from the early 2015 when our development team was working on the first instance of UB Data Migration tool, we had chance to dive in and explore Magento 2, especially the differences between Magento 1 and Magento 2 database. And we see there are a significant number of changes in the database structure that are worth highlighting.
It took us pretty much of time to update the changes in accordance with Magento 2 development process. However it’s beneficial to our internal product development indeed. And we think this would also be good to anyone new to Magento 2 who wants to become familiar with the key changes in Magento 2. So we end up with the idea to create an infographic that puts those findings together.
The infographic is formatted to give a quick overview of key changes in Magento 2 database structures, compared to Magento 1. Please note the comparison is for quick reference rather than detailing every aspect of the database. Continue reading
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To help Magento developers get to know the latest Magento 2 alpha 106, today, we would like to walk you through the steps needed when installing the latest version of this leading eCommerce platform.