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New here and looking for some guidance!

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New here and looking for some guidance!

Hi everyone,

 

I need some honest advice.

 

For the past year, I have taught myself programming from the ground up, with a focus in Python-based Web Development. I have built a few simple websites in Flask that use databases, do some AJAX, log in users, email support, etc.

 

I am first and foremost a classical musician, and most of my "full-time" hours go to my work there.

 

I have recently been contacted by someone in my family who runs a business and needs help on their Magento2 site. They understand it will take me time to get up to speed. For three days, I have been researching Magento2 extensively, and frankly, I'm intimidated. I am going to take the week to continue researching, learning, and see how it goes. 

 

Am I insane to even think of taking this project on? Every post I read talks about the immense complexity and learning curve of Magento2. I am confident that I could learn it with time, but I wonder if I am being too ambitious or straight up foolish to consider this. It would be great to hear from people with some real experience. Thanks so much.

Tristan

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Re: New here and looking for some guidance!

Hi @tristanrai47ab 

 

Welcome to the community forums.

 

This community forums is a very good platform to ask the questions and try to help others.

You can also start diving into the http://devdocs.magento.com/

You can get an idea about the already reported/existing issue from Github: https://github.com/magento/magento2/issues

Also, you should read this post: https://community.magento.com/t5/Welcome-to-the-Magento-Community/Start-here-and-hello-from-me/m-p/5... (in particular the guidelines)

 

If you're new to our forums, welcome! Take a look around, introduce yourself, check out our guidelines, and be sure to reach out to me or any of our awesome moderators if you have any questions.

 

You can ask also question to Magento Community Manager @sherrie  if you have still issue

 

As you are also a magento developer so you can always share your thoughts on this platform and yes definitely you can get help from existing community members as well

 

Looking forward to your contribution on this forum

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