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Mastering Magento 2 - Second Edition by Jonathan Bownds, Bret Williams

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Building your own extensions

If you're a strong PHP developer, you may find it beneficial to create your own Magento enhancements. In fact, if you've been working with Magento for any length of time, you've no doubt had cause to tweak the code, even perhaps adding new functionality. For those with experience in MVC object-oriented programming, building new functionality for Magento can be quite rewarding.

If you do plan to create an extension you would like to share with other Magento developers, whether for free or profit, you should know about certain guidelines and resources that can help you create an extension which will be well-received by the Magento community.

Whether others have gone before

If you can't find an extension for Magento to meet ...

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