5 Best Courses to Quickly Master Magento 2

The list is updated on January 6, 2020.

Magento 2 is a trusted e-commerce software and platform all around the world. It offers a full-featured website with little effort. That is the reason why many popular brands such as Byredo, Rubie’s, Case-mate, Lara Bohinc, etc are using it.

Magento 2 offers numerous benefits such as:

  1. Improved marketplace
  2. Improved checkout
  3. Easy integration with Google Tag Manager
  4. Customizable data grids in admin
  5. Built-in full page caching
  6. Streamlined product and attribute configuration
  7. Fully-responsive web design, etc.

That is not all. Magento 2 has top extensions that make e-commerce store management a breeze, such as payment extensions like Realex paymentElavon paymentPagSeguro paymentConverge payment etc.

The truth is, Magento 2 has come to stay. It is the future because it contains valuable features which makes it the best platform for e-commerce. If you know Magento 1, it is easy for you to quickly learn it. Even if you don't know Magento 1, the courses and resources below will help you out.

The thing is, why do you want to pay hundreds, if not thousands of dollars to learn Magento 2 when you can receive high quality, interactive, web-based Magento training at a fraction of the cost?  

Below are excellent courses and training resources that will enable you to learn Magento 2.

1. Building Payment Integration in Magento 2 Online Course by Max Pronko

 

This course is a step by step training on how you can build payment integration in Magento 2. It is developed by Pronko Consulting Team who has built notable Magento payment extensions such as Realex paymentElavon paymentPagSeguro paymentConverge payment, etc.

The course teaches how to build high-quality payment integration for Magento 2 platform. At the end of the course, you will be able to plan, architect, develop and test payment integration based on real payment providers.  

The course contains 6 modules:

  1. Introduction
  2. Building a simple payment integration
  3. Building payment integration with a redirect to a payment website
  4. Building transparent payment integration
  5. Building additional payment features
  6. Wrapping up

The good thing about the course is that you get to watch the first few introduction videos for free.

2. YouTube Channel by Max Pronko

The Magento Devchannel is a YouTube video channel where you can learn Magento 2 for free. It is owned by Max Pronko and it contains several episodes, such as: 

  1. How to install Magento 2 with sample data via command line
  2. How to create my first Magento 2 Module
  3. Useful CLI commands for Magento 2 Developers
  4. How to create Hello World module in Magento 2
  5. How to work with Customer Attribute in Magento 2 - Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5
  6. Magento 2 Migration - Tips and Tricks, Magento Imagine 2017
  7. How to build custom theme in Magento 2.

Above are resources that will further broaden your knowledge about Magento 2. The Magento Devchannel is updated every week and you can subscribe to the Magento Devchannel YouTube to get fresh tutorials every week. 

3. Fundamentals of Magento 2 Development (On-Demand) 

The Fundamentals of Magento 2 Development course introduce developers to the Magento 2 Platform. The course is designed for developers who want to build skills in working with the new Magento 2 architecture, terminology and core functionality.

At the end of the course, students will be able to know the terminology and core functionality of Magento 2, learn to set up new modules and new configuration variables, be familiar with Magento 2 customization techniques such as plugins, interceptors, and observers, create custom controllers, override controller action and carry out basic operations and layouts.

The course is made of up six units: 

  1. Preparation and configuration
  2. Request flow
  3. Rendering
  4. Database
  5. Service contracts
  6. AdminHTML

Each unit takes 6-8 hours to complete. 

4. Magento 2 Open Source - Merchant Training Boot Camp - 3 days

The Magento 2 boot camp is a three-day boot camp training that will help you to build your knowledge and experience in Magento 2 e-commerce system. The course is based on Magento 2 open source.

It is specifically designed for administrators, merchants and e-commerce managers who would like to know how to minimize the need for support from their developers. The course can prepare you for the Magento Certified Solution Specialist exam.

It covers: 

  1. The overview of the Magento catalogue
  2. Creating and managing attributes and attribute sets
  3. Creating and managing store products
  4. Managing categories
  5. Using spreadsheets
  6. Customer service and order processing
  7. Telephone/offline orders
  8. Customer information
  9. The content management system (CMS)
  10. Transactional emails
  11. Marketing tools within Magento
  12. Search engine optimization for Magento
  13. Running multiple websites, languages, and currencies from one Magento installation

 The course is delivered through a workshop and practical exercises to make sure you receive the exposure and knowledge of Magento 2 system during the training.

At the end of the course, you should: 

  1. Have a deep understanding of Magento 2 and its features
  2. Be confident enough to run a Magento 2 store
  3. Know the depth of Magento 2 ecosystem and solution that can be plugged into your store
  4. Streamline the administration processes
  5. Implement processes that improve efficiency and reduce human error
  6. Become an expert Magento user

5. Magento Developer Training

The Magento 2 - Technical merchant, CLI, Theming, and Frontend Magento Developer Training is a three-day course.  It is specifically designed for people who want to go into the coding and implementation aspect of Magento 2.

The first day is for Magento 2 command line (CLI) training, Day 2 is for Theming training for Magento 2 (XML and PHTML) and Day 3 is for Theming training on JavaScript.

If you are aspiring to be a fully qualified Magento 2 frontend developer, then, this course is for you.

6. Mage Mastery

Mage Mastery is the ultimate Magento 2 learning resource for developers of all levels. If you would like to understand Magento 2 architecture and its concepts, you can learn by watching video lessons and get all the required knowledge. It is a great way to strengthen your Magento 2 knowledge and skills. Whether you are new to Magento 2 platform or you are a seasoned Magento 2 developer, Mage Mastery gives you all in one ultimate Magento 2 learning website.

Mage Mastery provides courses for beginner to advanced level of Magento 2 knowledge and experience.

You can start with the free Magento 2 course called Magento 2 for Beginners. The Magento 2 for Beginners covers basics and Magento 2 concepts to get you up to speed with Magento 2 development.

Here are some of the lessons of the Magento 2 for Beginners online course:

[Bonus] Magento 2 Developer Training in London, January 30-31, 2020

Learn how to develop with Magento 2 in our 2 days intensive and practical Advanced Magento 2 Developer Training. Limited registration time!

Learn in just 2 days how to improve your development skills by attending the Advanced Magento 2 Developer Training. Our instructor is prepared to answer any questions about Magento 2 best practices.

Advanced Magento 2 Developer Training will take you through 8 major architectural concepts and will help you become confident with your own development with Magento 2.

January 30-31, 2020, London, UK

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Conclusion

Above are the six best courses and resources for you to quickly master Magento 2. They are designed for individuals, developers, administrators, merchants, and e-commerce managers.

It is time for you to learn Magento 2.

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