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Building Online Communities with phpBB 2 by Stoyan Stefanov, Mike Lothar, Jeremy Rogers

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Before You Begin

To create a modification, you need to have some skills and tools to make development and testing of modifications easier. Your exact needs will depend on the scope and purpose of the modifications you develop. Smaller modifications generally require a more basic setup, but large modifications are sometimes better left to professionals.

Building Your Skillset

As you already know, phpBB operates on a combination of four programming languages: PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, Structured Query Language (SQL), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and JavaScript. If you have never heard of these before, don’t worry! You do not have to be a highly experienced programmer to start creating modifications. Many people have actually learned the basics ...

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