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Magento 2 Theme Design - Second Edition by Richard Carter, Fernando J Miguel

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Chapter 1. Introduction to Magento 2

"Computers themselves, and software yet to be developed, will revolutionize the way we learn" - Steve Jobs.

The Internet is an important sector of many businesses, both large and small, in the modern world. It's now rare for a company to not have at least a basic web presence, and increasingly unlikely that a company's products are not sold online. Magento is a powerful e-commerce system, used by international organizations such as Nike, Nestlé, Gant, and Fun4Kids.

This is what we will see in this chapter:

  • Take a look at what Magento 2 is and what it can do
  • Discover the differences between Magento 1.x and Magento 2.x
  • See the default themes that come installed with Magento 2.x
  • Look at a showcase of custom Magento ...

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