A new platform is coming…., new?…, oh yes, Magento 2 will rock your bones.
Having a completely different structure, Magento 2 is being developed with the main purpose to make you forget Magento 1.x headaches. However, when you take a look at the directory structure you will not know it’s Magento:
Hey wait!, where’s SKIN folder??… Well, there’s no more SKIN folder in Magento 2. Instead, they have created a directory name “pub” and moved JS , SKIN , ERROR folder from root to PUB. In this way you can protect your code putting it outside the webserver document root.
The Admin-Panel (now /backend by default) it was also totally reformulated, you’ll feel kind of lost there!:
Looking for System/Configuration ?, not any more:
You’ll want to take a look about this new feature: The Designer
This feature allows you to select a theme, then drag and drop the blocks to fit your needs, like you can do with Magento GO:
Hope you enjoyed this quick tour!. We’ll be posting more news about Magent 2 soon