Tutorials – Learning Composr

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

Guide to web technologies (including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
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This tutorial is an introduction to the main standard web technologies that Composr is built upon.
1st May 2009
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide

A programmer's guide and comprehensive reference to the core language and to the client-side JavaScript APIs defined by web browsers.
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Designer themes, implementing a clean-room design

This tutorial is a deep-end introduction to Composr for web designers.
by Chris
1st February 2011
Core Doc; Difficulty: Regular

JavaScript & jQuery

JavaScript lets you supercharge your web pages with animation, interactivity, and visual effects, but learning the language isn't easy. This fully updated and expanded guide takes you step-by-step through JavaScript basics, then shows you how to save time and effort with jQuery.
2nd January 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Expert

Using Chrome development tools to help with themeing

This tutorial shows how to use the Google Chrome developer tools to help you with your themeing.
1st September 2015
Auxillary Doc; Difficulty: Regular

Browser version requirements

This tutorial details the browser requirements for visitors to a Composr site, determined by the CSS/XHTML/JavaScript in our default theme.
1st August 2008
Core Doc; Difficulty: Novice

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