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Write a document describing the extension parameter types available and how
to use them.
The document should begin by explaining what extension parameters are and
provide a simple illustration of parameters in use. The student should then
describe how and where to place parameter definitions in extension XML
files and how to access parameter values in PHP during extension execution.
Having listed the available parameter types in brief, the student should
then provide a complete reference to each type including the XML syntax
required and annotated screenshots to show their effect.
The document should comply with current Joomla! Editorial Style Guidelines
and guidelines for the Template Tutorials Project.
Documentation written for this task must be made available under the
Joomla! Electronic Documentation License.
Some prior knowledge of PHP and XML would be useful.
Document as described above.
Extra Credit (optional)
Describe how custom parameter types can be added.
Check the wiki API reference for all the classes and methods referred to in
the document and suggest additions and improvements that could be made. For
example, class/method descriptions, cross-references, code samples, etc).
Check the Joomla! source code for the classes and methods referred to in
the document and suggest additions and improvements that could be made to
the phpdoc tags.
Task claimed: 20th of January
Task due: 4th of February
I'll first finish/improve this article from the doc-camp: http://docs.joomla.org/Using_the_core_parameter_types
(yeah..busy with the doc-camp as well )
Then I'll make a new article, with parts from the Using the Core parameter types article, and some other parts.
Should I use the Joomla!1.5 test package from Google Code?