How to Develop Joomla Components, Part 1: the Administrator
Length: 1.6 hours
Certificate: Finish lessons and pass the quiz with 70%
This class follows on from "How to Develop Joomla Modules" and "How to Develop Joomla Plugins". You'll learn how to build the administrator area for Joomla extensions. Cory shows you how to build the file, folder and database structure for your component.
You'll learn how Joomla uses the Model, View, Controller pattern to make the component operations.
You'll also see how to add access control, categories, scripts and language translations to your extension.
These series continues in "How to Develop Joomla Components. Part 2", where we'll build the visitor-facing section of the component.
Cory Webb has been building websites with Joomla since the Mambo days in 2003. He founded Cory Webb Media in 2008 to focus full time on helping businesses and organizations get online and up to speed with Joomla. He has written a book for Joomla beginners titled "Beginning Joomla Website Development" and has spoken at Joomla Days, Joomla User Groups, and the Joomla World Conference on topics ranging from social media to Joomla in the Enterprise.