Tutorials – Learning Composr

Code Book, part 3 (Miscellany)
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The programmer's guide for Composr development. Miscellaneous technical guidance.
by Chris
1st January 2006
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Code Book, part 2 (Front-end)
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The programmer's guide for Composr development. Front-end development.
1st January 2006
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Code Book, part 1b (Further back-end concepts)
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The programmer's guide for Composr development. Back-end development, part 2.
by Chris
1st January 2006
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Code Book, contents and introduction
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The programmer's guide for Composr development. Contents and Introduction.
by Chris
1st January 2006
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Optimising Performance
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Composr is very heavily optimised for high performance out-of-the-box, but here are some advanced performance tips.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Writing mini-modules
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How to code simple PHP pages in Composr.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st May 2015
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

A PHP/Composr coding primer
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A worked guide to writing new PHP code for Composr.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st May 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Mobile apps via Composr Mobile SDK

Composr Mobile SDK is the toolkit for building mobile apps that connect to a Composr-powered website.
by ocProducts
1st January 2016
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Making an addon (part 1)

The first in a series of practical tutorials showing how to create addons.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st August 2008
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Using Composr's WYSIWYG editor

A WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) editor is a document editor where the editor's editing interface roughly mirrors the appearance of the final document. Composr is using CKEditor as Composr's WYSIWYG editor.
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Inline links to attachments (WYSIWYG)

This tutorial shows how to add attachments with text-embedded links to open them, rather than displaying them as an embed or in a box.
by Chris
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

eCommerce

Use the eCommerce system to sell things. Usergroup subscription and member invoicing are available out-of-the-box.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Using Enums with MySQL

How to use MySQL database enums within Composr.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st May 2014
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Implementing a "Shopping discounts" feature

A live programming tutorial, implementing a new "discounts" feature into the shopping catalogues. Shows you how coding for Composr gets done.
by Chris
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Aligning images in the WYSIWYG editor

How to align images left or right in the WYSIWYG editor.
by Chris
20th July 2017
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual

If you can build websites with CSS and JavaScript, this book takes you to the next level—creating dynamic, database-driven websites with PHP and MySQL.
by Brett
Tags: Development, PHP
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Manually editing your database with phpMyAdmin

A primer on databases, and how SQL is used to connect to them - as well as practical advice on using phpMyAdmin.
by Chris
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Introduction to programming

This huge tutorial serves as an introduction to programming, with a particular emphasis on PHP.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Making an addon (part 2)

The second in a series of practical tutorials showing how to create addons.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st August 2008
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Introduction to Cookies and sessions (and JavaScript)

Want to know everything there is to know about cookies and sessions? You probably don't, but if you do, read this!
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

The Composr programming framework

Composr is not just a web application, but also a programming framework. Find out how the puzzle pieces fit together.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Making an addon (part 3)

The third in a series of practical tutorials showing how to create addons.
by Chris
Tags: Development, PHP
1st August 2008
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Code Book, part 1a (Core back-end programming)

The programmer's guide for Composr development. Back-end development, part 1.
by Chris
1st January 2006
Core Doc; Difficulty: Expert

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