daily links

  • Joomla! 2.5 – Beginner’s Guide | cocoate.com EURL
    This book, as every book, has chapters, an outline, many screenshots and it covers the newest technology available in the "Joomlaverse".It is based on the successful Joomla! 1.6 and 1.7 – Beginner’s Guide and has been extended with more chapters. All the existing chapters are reworked and new screenshots were taken, where it was necessary.It is useful for readers, advertisers, authors, translators and of course the Joomla! community because:It is free of chargeIt is free of charge, readable on our website and downloadable as a PDFIt helps you to solve your tasks.
  • ComputerMinds.co.uk: Entity Token
    The Entity token module is part of the Entity package of modules, it provides lots of new tokens to use everywhere that tokens are currently available. It does this by being aware of the structure of fields on entities and exposing extra options for fields that reference entities. For example, it allows you to use many more tokens about taxonomy terms added to content.
  • Trellon.com: Creating your own entities with Entity API
    But how, as developers, can we create our own entities? When do we really need to do that? I think these questions are really very project-specific. We can probably use nodes for nearly everything. But when it comes to performance-sensitive projects, nodes should really only be used for content, and we should separate as much as possible from nodes. Why? Nodes are revisioned, they fire a lot of hooks, and they have functionality that we likely won’t need. Also if we know exactly what fields we should have in our entities, we can create our own custom entities to avoid all those joins of Field API tables.
  • TYPO3: Zehn Tipps & Tricks für Extbase und Fluid
    Immer mehr TYPO3-Entwickler setzen auf die Kombination aus Extbase (MVC) und Fluid (Templating). Wer von dieser Art zu programmieren infiziert ist, kommt so schnell nicht mehr davon los. Wir leisten mit zehn Praxistipps Entwicklungshilfe.