I am new to Sitecore Experience Commerce (SXC) 9 development and want to embrace the whole platform.
Where should I start?
What should I learn, watch & read?
Where can I find help if I need it?
1. Sitecore Commerce Documention
Great resource is Sitecore official documentation which contains:
Business Tools User's Guide:
SXA Storefront Guide:
When you like to see things in action and narrated - take a look on two Youtube playlists that are part of Master Sitecore channel which is maintained by Sitecore itself and I definitely recommend to watch all "episodes".
List of Commerce related playlists on Master Sitecore channel:
3. Sitecore Official Commerce Trainings / Exams
I have learnt a lot taking and passing online trainings:
There is also more advanced onsite training:
Commerce Essentials Exam
You can also test your knowledge by passing Sitecore Experience Commerce (SXC) 9 Essentials Certification:
There are lots of Sitecore developers who share their knowledge, expertise and experience through their blogs, youtube channels and so on. Some are specialized in Sitecore Commerce particularly. This can be great source of truth and could help you find solution to your problems pretty quickly because you know, there is big probability that somebody experienced same problems as you before or somebody already developed similar solution to your current requirements ;) Also wise people learn by other's faults ;)
Some notable Sitecore Commerce bloggers you should follow (some are also Sitecore Commerce MVPs):
If you are on twitter, you can follow @commerceminion. It is a bot automatically retweeting all Sitecore Commerce related tweets. Great source of knowledge if you want to stay up to date!
If you are seeking help, you can use lot's of channels:
7. Sitecore Habitat Home Commerce demo
Great source of knowledge and help in the beginning of your Sitecore Commerce journey can be also Sitecore Habitat Home Commerce demo. This is demo / code repository of Sitecore Commerce solution and can used as a reference and inspiration for your solution.
More information about Sitecore Habitat Home Commerce demo: