Joomla! includes a number of useful utilities and classes that are used to perform specific tasks. In this chapter we will discuss the use of the most commonly used utilities and classes, including:
For detailed information regarding the classes discussed in this chapter please refer to Appendix F, Joomla! Utility Classes.
Joomla! extensions that require date and time handling can use the
JDate class to handle date and time parsing, formatting, and time zones. In this chapter we will discuss how to use the
JDate class to handle all of these aspects of date and time values.
Many extensions use the file system to store important data. In addition to ...