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concrete5 for Developers by Sufyan bin Uzayr

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Chapter 3. Advanced concrete5 Blocks

In the previous chapter, you gained an understanding of how concrete5 blocks work. We discussed the directory structure of concrete5 blocks and the MVC framework. You also learned how to create blocks in concrete5.

Moving on, in this chapter, we will further focus on building blocks from an advanced perspective. Here are some of the major topics that will be covered in this chapter:

  • Using database tables
  • Advanced concrete5 blocks
  • File management in concrete5 blocks
  • Overriding the default functionality of concrete5
  • Packaging your code for distribution

So, without wasting any more time, let's get started with advanced block development in concrete5.

Using database tables

As is common knowledge, concrete5 stores its data ...

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