Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Introduction to Joomla!
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: The Database
Chapter 4: Component Design
Chapter 5: Module Design
Chapter 6: Plugin Design
Chapter 7: Extension Design
Chapter 8: Rendering Output
Chapter 9: Customizing the Page
Chapter 10: APIs and Web Services
Chapter 11: Error Handling and Security
Chapter 12: Utilities and Useful Classes
Appendix
Index

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Joomla!
    • Overview
    • History
    • Requirements
    • Extension Types and Their Uses
      • Components
      • Modules
      • Plugins
      • Languages
      • Templates
      • Tools
    • Extension Manager
    • JED and JoomlaCode.org
    • Development Tools
      • J!Code
      • J!Dump
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started
    • The Application and Document
    • Request to Response
      • The Process
    • URI Structure
    • Directory Structure
    • Libraries
    • A Quick Lesson in Classes
      • Inheriting from JObject
    • Working with the Request
    • The Factory
    • The Session
    • Predefined Constants
    • Multilingual Support
      • UTF-8 String Handling
    • Coding Standards
      • phpDocumentor
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: The Database
    • The Core Database
    • Extending the Database
      • Table Prefix
      • Schema Conventions
        • Common Fields
        • Schema Example
      • Dealing with Multilingual Requirements
    • Querying the Database
      • Writing Queries
      • Getting Results
        • loadResult( ) : string
        • loadResultArray( numinarray : int=0 ) : array
        • loadAssoc( ) : array
        • loadAssocList( key : string='' ) : array
        • loadObject( ) : stdClass
        • loadObjectList( key : string='' ) : array
        • loadRow( ) : array
        • loadRowList( key : int ) : array
      • Using ADOdb
    • JTable
      • CRUD
      • Manipulating Common Fields
        • Publishing
        • Hits
        • Checking Out
        • Ordering
        • Parameter Fields
        • Date Fields
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Component Design
    • Setting up a Sandbox
    • The Structure
    • The MVC
      • Building a Model
      • Building a View
      • Building a Controller
      • Building an MVC Component
    • Rendering Other Document Types
      • Feed
      • PDF
      • Raw
    • Dealing with Component Configuration
    • Elements and Parameters
      • Extending JElement
      • Using Custom JElement Classes
    • Help Files
    • Routing
    • Packaging
      • XML Manifest File
      • SQL Install and Uninstall Files and Queries
      • Install and Uninstall Files
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Module Design
    • Setting Up a Sandbox
    • First Steps
      • Standalone Modules
      • Modules and Components Working Together
      • Frontend and Backend Module Display Positions
    • Module Settings (Parameters)
    • Helpers
    • Layouts (Templates)
      • Media
    • Translating
    • Packaging
      • XML Manifest File
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Plugin Design
    • Setting Up a Sandbox
    • Events
    • Listeners
      • Registering Listeners
      • Handling Events
    • Plugin Groups
      • Authentication
      • Content
      • Editors
      • Editors-xtd
      • Search
      • System
      • User
      • XML-RPC
    • Loading Plugins
    • Using Plugins as Libraries (in Lieu of Library Extensions)
    • Translating Plugins
    • Dealing with Plugin Settings (Parameters)
    • Packaging
      • XML Manifest File
      • File Naming Conflicts
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Extension Design
    • Supporting Classes
    • Helpers
    • Using and Building getInstance() Methods
    • Using the Registry
      • Saving and Loading Registry Values
  • The User
    • User Parameters
  • The Session
  • The Browser
  • Assets
  • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Rendering Output
    • The joomla.html Library
      • Behavior
      • Email
      • Grid
      • Image
      • List
      • Menu
      • Select
    • Building Component HTML Layouts (Templates)
      • Iterative Templates
    • Component Backend
      • Admin Form
      • Toolbar
      • Sub-Menu
    • Itemized Data
      • Pagination
      • Ordering
      • Filtering and Searching
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Customizing the Page
    • Application Message Queue
    • Redirects
      • Component XML Metadata Files and Menu Parameters
    • Using Menu Item Parameters
    • Modifying the Document
      • Page Title
      • Pathway/Breadcrumb
      • JavaScript
      • CSS
      • Metadata
      • Custom Header Tags
    • Translating
      • Translating Text
      • Defining Translations
      • Debugging Translations
    • Using JavaScript Effects
      • JPane
      • Tooltips
      • Fx.Slide
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: APIs and Web Services
    • XML
      • Parsing
      • Editing
      • Saving
    • AJAX
      • Response
      • Request
    • LDAP
    • Email
    • File Transfer Protocol
    • Web Services
    • Building a Web Service (XML-RPC Plugin)
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Error Handling and Security
    • Errors, Warnings, and Notices
      • Return Values
      • Customizing Error Handling
    • Dealing with CGI Request Data
      • Preprocessing CGI Data
      • Escaping and Encoding Data
        • Escaping and Quoting Database Data
        • Encode XHTML Data
      • Regular Expressions
        • Patterns
        • Matching
        • Replacing
    • Access Control
      • Menu Item Access Control
      • Extension Access Control
    • Attacks
      • How to Avoid Common Attacks
        • Using the Session Token
        • Code Injection
        • XSS (Cross Site Scripting)
        • File System Snooping
      • Dealing with Attacks
        • Log Out and Block
        • Attack Logging
        • Notify the Site Administrator
    • Summary
  • Appendix
    • Classes
      • JObject
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JUser
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JModel
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JView
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JController
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JTable
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JError
        • Methods
      • JDocument
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JApplication
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JURI
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JLanguage
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JLanguageHelper
        • Methods
      • JText
        • Methods
      • JElement
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JParameter
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JCache
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JMail
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JMailHelper
        • Methods
      • JFactory
        • Methods
      • JRegistry
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JSession
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JRoute
        • Methods
      • JMenu
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
      • JPathway
        • Properties
        • Methods
      • JDatabase
        • Properties
        • Constructors
        • Methods
    • Parameters (Core JElements)
    • Configuration

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