Chapter 6. Write Magento 2.0 Extensions – a Great Place to Go

In the previous chapter, we created a custom Magento 2.0 theme called CompStore. However, what do you think about extending our Magento expertise by creating our own extension? In this chapter, we will create a new extension called TweetsAbout, add a brand new functionality in our theme, learn the main concepts of Magento extension development, and take a look at how the extension packaging process works.

The following topics will be covered in this chapter:

  • Magento development overview
  • The Zend framework basics
  • The Magento 2.0 extension structure
  • The Twitter REST API
  • Twitter OAuth
  • Magento extension project – TweetsAbout

Magento development overview

Magento is an MVC-based application divided ...

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