Learning Magento Development

Magento is a beast of a system. As a PHP Developer with over 13 years experience, you would think learning Magento Development would be a piece of cake for me to learn. I thought so until I landed a new job which requires me to learn and work on Magento daily.

Magento Certified Developer

So I am now in the process of learning Magento and I hope to become Magento Certified Developer within the next 6 months to a year. Then I can show this fancy little badge on my site and resume but best of all it will hopefully mean I have mastered Magento Development. So that is my goal and it might be yours as well if you are reading this article. Below I will give you several tools and resources to help you reach that goal of mastering or at least learning Magento.

Magento is one complex system to learn but the rewards can be huge. A skilled professional Magento Developer is in high demand as thousands of eCommerce companies rely on this software daily. In addition to employment opportunities as a Magento Developer, there is a large Magento Extensions and Magento Themes marketplace where some Magento dev’s are making a fortune with.

I will update this article as I discover more tools and resources on my own path to learning Magento. Please leave any comments if you have any other good resources to share. You can also view my list of the top Magento Development Books.

Magento Development Courses

Magento Development Resources

Helpful Magento Websites

Magento Developers on Social Media

Hundreds of Magento Developers to follow and be-friend on these Twitter Magento Lists and other social sites.

Resource Name Link
Google Plus Magento Community Google Plus Magento Community
Twitter Incho Magento List https://twitter.com/inchoo/magento
Twitter Kkoepke Magento List https://twitter.com/kkoepke/magento
Twitter eHubSystem Magento List https://twitter.com/eHubSystem/magento-imagine-2013
Twitter GingerWarriorX Magneto List https://twitter.com/GingerWarriorX/magento-peeps

Updated: April 21, 2017