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<translate> As a developer you are tasked with altering or extending the functionality of Joomla! or one of its extensions. You will be proficient in a range of programming languages, including PHP, but may be less familiar with such things as JavaScript or CSS. If you are new to Joomla! you will need information about the Joomla! Framework API and how to use it and will probably make extensive use of best practice example code.</translate>


A complete contents list of all pages of interest to developers can be found in the development category.

Reference Material

Joomla Magazine Articles

Articles and Tutorials

General

Migration

Components

<translate> Component Development</translate>

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<translate> Intro to Component Development</translate>

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<translate> General Information</translate>

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<translate> FAQs</translate>

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<translate> Tutorials</translate>

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For more information, see Component Development.

Modules

<translate> Module Development</translate>

<translate> This page contains many links to selected documentation concerning Module Development for Joomla 2.5 and Joomla 3.x. A good place to start is with the Recommending Reading articles below as they provide a good introductory base of knowledge to build on.</translate>

<translate> What is a Module?</translate>

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Modules are lightweight and flexible extensions used for page rendering. These modules are often “boxes” arranged around a component on a typical page. A well-known example is the login module. Modules are assigned per menu item, so you can decide to show or hide (for example) the login module depending on which page (menu item) the user is currently on.

See also: Component, Plugin, Template</translate>

<translate> Recommended Reading</translate>

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<translate> FAQs</translate>

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<translate> Module Development Tutorials</translate>

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<translate> Module Development Articles Needed</translate>

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For more information, see Module Development.

Plugins

<translate> Plugin Development</translate>

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<translate> Using Plugins</translate>

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<translate> Reading list</translate>

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<translate> Tutorials</translate>

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<translate> Plugin Development Articles Needed</translate>

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For more information, see Plugin Development.

Templates

<translate> Template Development</translate>

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<translate> Recommended Reading</translate>

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<translate> FAQ</translate>

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<translate> Template Development Tutorials</translate>

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For more information, see Template Development.

Parameters

Core extensions summary

Security

Database

Localisation

Access Control

Miscellaneous

Contributing to Joomla Development

The development of Joomla itself is carried out by the Development Working Group and third party developers.

Contributing to Joomla Developer Documentation

The development of Joomla developer documentation is carried out primarily by the Documentation Working Group. There are currently two sub-projects of interest to developers:

When creating a new page, ensure you place the following marker at the bottom of the page so it is included in the category list:

[[Category:Development]]

If you locate other articles you think are relevant to developers, please add this marker to those pages.

Suggested topics

This is a short list of articles that might be written to support developers. Please feel free to add further topic ideas.

Joomla Security Guide

Developers should also be aware of security issues. Template:Security Guide

Information for Developers


<translate> The development of Joomla! itself is carried out by the Production Working Groups and third party developers. This page is a starting point for developers interested in the development of components, modules, plugins and templates.</translate>

<translate> Have an Interest in Core Contributions?</translate>

<translate> The development of Joomla itself is carried out by Production Working Groups and third party developers. For more information about Joomla! core development, how to contribute to code to core, or becoming more involved with the core code, you should go to Joomla! Code Contributors.</translate>


Resources


<translate> There are several ways of setting up your workstation in for Joomla! development. Some suggestions can be found at Setting up your workstation for Joomla development.</translate>

<translate> Next, you should familiarise yourself with Joomla! Secure coding guidelines and the short article on Joomla! Development Best Practices.</translate>

<translate> Documentation on the Joomla! API can assist with becoming familiar with the foundations of the Joomla! code base.</translate>

<translate> Finally, Joomla! has many resources for developers. Our Joomla! Resources page will get you pointed in the right direction if you need help and solutions.</translate>



Components

Components

<translate> Component Development</translate>

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<translate> Intro to Component Development</translate>

{{Portal:Component_Development/Reading list/<translate> en</translate>}}

<translate> General Information</translate>

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<translate> FAQs</translate>

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<translate> Tutorials</translate>

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For more articles and information, see the Component Development Portal page.

Templates

Migration

List of all articles belonging to the "Migration" category

Modules

Plugins


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Parameters

Core extensions

Security

Miscellaneous

Categories

Platform Basics

Projects

Suggested topics

This is a short list of articles that might be written to support developers. Please feel free to add further topic ideas.


Things to do

Documentation