November 27, 2007

Learn to Master Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development with new book

Author: JT Smith

Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development is a new book from Packt that is packed with expert advice on all aspects of programming with Joomla! Written by James Kennard, this book is an invaluable reference guide that users will turn to again and again as they work with Joomla!Joomla! Joomla! is the world's hottest open-source content management system, and the winner of the 2006 Open Source CMS Prize. Out of the box, Joomla! does a great job of managing the content needed to make a website sing. But for many people, the true power of Joomla! lies in its application framework that makes it possible for thousands of developers around the world to create powerful add-ons and extensions. Many companies or organizations have requirements that go beyond what is available in the basic Joomla! package or in a freely available extension. Thankfully, Joomla! offers a powerful application framework that makes it easy for developers to create sophisticated add-ons that extend the power of Joomla! into virtually unlimited directions.

This book is ideal for people who have done PHP programming to extend or customize Joomla! If users feel that they have mastered the basics of creating Joomla! extensions, then this book will take them to the next level. Packed with expert advice on all aspects of development with Joomla!, users will learn about best-practice design and coding for Joomla! components, modules, plugins and other extensions.

Users will also learn about customizing the page output, using JavaScript effects, making use of Web Services from within Joomla! thus ensuring a secure and error-free code. A unique and comprehensive reference to the main areas of interest within the Joomla! framework is also included in the book.

This book is written for PHP developers who want to understand how Joomla! works with a view to advanced customization or extension development, and want to learn how to work with the Joomla! framework. Packed with expert advice on all aspects of programming with Joomla!, this book is an invaluable reference guide users will turn to again and again in their Joomla! development tasks.

For more details about the book please visit http://www.packtpub.com/joomla-one-point-five-extension-framework/book.

Link: packtpub.com

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