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Converting your component from Joomla 1.0.8 to Joomla 1.1.X

Converting your component from Joomla 1.0.8 to Joomla 1.1.X

  I am  currently in the process of  moving all my open source project (7!) in CVS Head to the latest #Joomla API 1.1.X. I’ve tried to summarize in the following table some conversion rules

In #Joomla 1.0.Xhas to be converted in #Joomla 1.1.XWhere
mosMenuBar::startTable();JMenuBar::startTable();PHP code
defined(‘_VALID_MOS’) or die(‘Direct Access to this location is not allowed.’);defined( ‘_JEXEC’ ) or die( ‘Restricted access’ );PHP code
require_once( $mainframe->getPath( ‘toolbar_html’ ) );require_once( JApplicationHelper::getPath( ‘toolbar_html’ ) );PHP code
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<mosinstall type="component" version="1.0.0">
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
<install type="component" version="1.0.0">
Installer XML file
More to come…

Bad news

  • New code wont work in #Joomla 1.0.X or latest
  • New code wont work in Mambo 4.X or latest

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Cédric Walter

I worked with various Insurances companies across Switzerland on online applications handling billion premium volumes. I love to continuously spark my creativity in many different and challenging open-source projects fueled by my great passion for innovation and blockchain technology.In my technical role as a senior software engineer and Blockchain consultant, I help to define and implement innovative solutions in the scope of both blockchain and traditional products, solutions, and services. I can support the full spectrum of software development activities, starting from analyzing ideas and business cases and up to the production deployment of the solutions.I'm the Founder and CEO of Disruptr GmbH.