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Mastering Joomla! 1.5 Extension and Framework Development by Chuck Lanham, James Kennard

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Appendix A. Joomla! Core Classes

This appendix details the Joomla! core classes. Additional documentation can be found at the official API site: http://api.joomla.org although the Joomla! code should be your final source for the most accurate and current information. This appendix covers:

  • JApplication
  • JController
  • JDatabase
  • JDocument
  • JDocumentRenderer
  • JFactory
  • JModel
  • JObject
  • JPlugin
  • JTable
  • JUser
  • JView

JApplication

abstract, extends JObject , located in / joomla/application/application.php

This is a base application class that acts as a factory class for application specific objects and provides many supporting API functions. Derived classes should supply the route(), dispatch() and render() functions. The frontend JSite and backend JAdministrator classes as well ...

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