Course description

If you want to develop powerful plugins for Shopware 6, this is the right training for you!

You will learn about the architecture of Shopware 6, how to install it and how to extend its functionality. Jisse Reitsma will teach you everything about creating plugins and using Routing, Controllers, Dependency Injection and Commands. After completing the training you will be all set up for creating awesome Shopware 6 extensions.

This training is ideal for anyone with development experience interested in learning more about Shopware. No prior experience with Shopware is required.

Target audience

  • Backend developers
  • Agencies

Course curriculum

  • 01
    Introducing Shopware 6
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    • Welcome to the course!
    • Introducing Shopware 6
    • Knowledge requirements
  • 02
    Architecture
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    • API overview
    • Store API vs SalesChannel API
    • Glimpse into the Shopware database
    • Overview of platform bundles
    • Symfony services in Shopware 6
    • Working with Context
    • Dealing with different currencies
  • 03
    Installation
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    • Advice on setting up your environment
    • Development Template or Production Template?
    • Preparing for the installation
    • Installing the Development Template
    • Installing the Production Template
    • Using Dockware
    • Modifying your database
    • Environment variables
    • Setting up an existing project
    • Updating Shopware 6
  • 04
    Plugins
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    • Introducing plugins
    • Creating a plugin
    • The composer.json plugin file
    • Adding a plugin configuration
    • Plugin resources
    • Bundle methods in a plugin
    • Service definition in PHP or YAML
    • Uninstalling a plugin
    • Adding scheduled tasks
    • Caching data in your plugin
    • Using repositories
  • 05
    Commands
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    • Creating a CLI command
    • Injecting services into a command
  • 06
    Routing and controllers
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    • Creating a page controller
    • Creating a JSON controller
    • Common Storefront controller tasks
    • Creating an admin controller
    • Throw a custom 404 exception
    • Injecting dependencies in a controller
    • OpenAPI annotation
    • Connecting to the Store API
    • Creating a Store API route
    • Examples of using the Store API
  • 07
    Setup
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    • Setting up PHPStorm
    • Using a logger
    • Using Redis
  • 08
    Dependency Injection
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    • About the Symfony kernel
    • Decorating services
    • Using compiler passes
    • Setter injection
    • Using factories
  • 09
    Database operations
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    • Creating a custom entity
    • Database migrations
    • Translating your entity
  • 10
    Checkout and sales
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    • Cart architecture
    • Options for extending the cart
    • Introduction to payment handlers
  • 11
    Events and subscribers
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    • Event listeners and subscribers
    • Listing possible events
    • Live coding example with event dispatching and handling
    • Live coding example with product.loaded event
    • Triggering your own event
  • 12
    Product management
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    • Indexing products and other entities
  • 13
    Deploying your Shopware code to production
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    • Deployment with Deployer PHP

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  • First-hand information

    Our courses are led by enthusiastic instructors who are not only deeply rooted in Shopware, but have an active role in shaping the software themselves.

  • Accelerated learning

    Your time is valuable. Our courses are designed to take you on the fast track towards becoming an expert in creating custom extensions or themes.

  • Perfect preparation

    The online trainings are your most valuable resource for preparing to become a Shopware-certified developer or template designer.

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