Monday, January 25, 2016

Add external lib to vendor Magento 2

Magento 2 use autoload implement Code style PSR-4

You can add any custom source lib much easier by add require autoload

1. Upload lib files to vendor dir

2. Add file autoload.php in /vendor/lib-folder/autoload.php with content
define('FACEBOOK_SDK_V4_SRC_DIR', '/src/Facebook/');
require __DIR__ . '/src/Facebook/autoload.php';
3. Save and now you can call lib from anywhere
like this
---- Injection from constructor and call instance in class

Saturday, January 23, 2016

How to load Javascript scripts in Magento 2

All assets file relate in frontend will be store in view/web of module structure

Require lib from requirejs-config.js file

var config = {
    map: {
            "lightbox": "VES_Sociallogin/js/lightbox/lightbox.min" //This related to file lightbox/lightbox.min.js


Order to call light box js

In any js files you can call to like this. You should use define instead of require in stituation

], function($, lightbox, alert, uiComponent){
    "use strict";
        //console.log('hello magento2! File js edited');



Execute js in template mangeto can be done with script tag
script tag with type="text/x-magento-init"
            "VES_Sociallogin/js/lightbox/lightbox":{ //This way like that way do by requireJS-config


    ], function(LoginPopup, prototype){
        Event.observe(window, 'load', function() {

To apply changed. You should delete static file in pub/static//Magento//en_US//

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Snippets for Magento 2 Developers

1 - Get ObjectManager Instance
$objectManager      = \Magento\Framework\App\ObjectManager::getInstance();
$customerCollection = $objectManager->create('Magento\Customer\Model\CollectionFactory')->getCollection();

2 - Get BaseUrl
//inject \Magento\Store\Model\StoreManagerInterface $storeManager in constructor
$this->_storeManager = $storeManager;

$url = $this->_storeManager->getStore()->getBaseUrl(\Magento\Framework\UrlInterface::URL_TYPE_MEDIA); //url in media directory

3 - Get Session Customer
//inject \Magento\Customer\Model\Session $customerSession in constructor
$this->_session = $customerSession;

4 - Get Featured Products Collection
$objectManager = \Magento\Framework\App\ObjectManager::getInstance(); //dirty way
$productCollection = $objectManager->create('Magento\Catalog\Model\ProductFactory')->getCollection();
$featuredProducts = $productCollection
                ->addAttributeToFilter('is_featured', 1)
                ->addAttributeToFilter('status', 1)

5 - Insert Image in Static block or cms page
{{view url="images/image-1.jpg"}} //Url: app/design/VendorName/ThemeName/web/images/image-1.jpg

6 - Call Block in template

7 - Call Block in CMS Page
{{block class="Magento\Cms\Block\Block" block_id="block_id"}}

8 - View media
{{view url=Magento_Catalog::images/logo.png}} //in this case, path: pub/static/frontend/Magento/blank/en_US/Magento_Catalog/images/logo.png 

{{media url=test/logo.svg}}" // path: pub/media/test/logo.svg

{{store url="translation/ajax/index"}} // this tag similar like in Magento1x. Url from your current store

9 - Get Media URL
$mediaDirectory = $this->_objectManager->get('Magento\Framework\Filesystem')->getDirectoryRead(DirectoryList::MEDIA);  
$fileAbsolutePath = $this->filesystem->getDirectoryRead(DirectoryList::ROOT)->getAbsolutePath($filePath);

10 - Get/Set Config Value from system
$val = $this->scopeConfig->getValue('rss/config/active', \Magento\Store\Model\ScopeInterface::SCOPE_STORE)
$val = Magento\Framework\App\Config\MutableScopeConfigInterface->setValue($path,$value,$scopeType = \Magento\Framework\App\Config\ScopeConfigInterface::SCOPE_TYPE_DEFAULT,$scopeCode = null);

Updated in January 23
To be continue.....