Magento 2 Recommendations for Developers from Magento Community

This is a The Devletter 56 newsletter sent from Magento 2 Blog by Max Pronko.

Have you seen my Legendary Jump into the pool with the Best Magento 1 to Magento 2 Migration Award?

Why am I decided to show you this? Simply because topic submission for Imagine 2018 has been opened and it is time to submit your topic. I have a challenge to find new way of celebrating awards for 2018. Ideas?

In the meantime, submit your Imagine 2018 topic. Submission closes by October 13, 2017.

Magento Tech Digest #2

I’ve started new series of posts called Magento Tech Digest — News, Tutorials and Tools. The digest is a by-weekly collection of tutorials, videos, how-to articles and links which I recommend to check for Magento 2 developers. The Magento Tech Digest #2 includes materials for August 21 — September 3, 2017.

Also, have a look at the first Magento Tech Digest #1 — News, Tutorials and Tools where you can find lots of interesting information about Magento 2 development including JavaScript and PHP. My favorite part of the Digest is a list of GitHub repositories from Magento Community with valuable tools.

Call for Action

If you would like to contribute to the Magento Tech Digest, feel free to send me a link for review.

How to Show Payment Errors on the Checkout Payment Page in Magento 2

Every time I create new Payment integration for Magento 2 I deal with custom payment messages on checkout payment page. Magento 2.0 and 2.1 provides very secure restrictions on error messages. In the How to Show Payment Errors on the Checkout Payment Page in Magento 2 post I’ve shared step-by-step tutorial on how to enable additional error messages when placing order on the Checkout Payment page.


I would also like to recommend latest articles and videos which have the most Magento Community attention. I will be happy to hear your feedback.

New/Multiple Database Connections in Magento 2

Magento 2 allows to configure two and more database connections via env.php configuration file. In case you consider connecting additional databases to reach scalability goal of your infrastructure this post will help you to setup additional database connection.

10 Practical Rules to Build High Quality Magento 2 Module

I’ve asked Magento Community about their recommendations on building high quality Magento 2 modules. The response was very valuable and amazing. If you consider building Magento 2 module this post is a must have to read.

How to create my first Magento 2 module — YouTube

Video tutorial on how to create Magento 2 module. This tutorial is a practical example on how to start building Magento 2 modules.

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