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Documentation for API?

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Robert9, Feb 24, 2014.

  1. Robert9

    Robert9 Active Member

    Where can i find any documentation about the api of XF?
    There are a couple of links here in the board, but they are all dead.
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    There is no official documentation for XenForo at this time. Just what you find on the forums.
  3. Robert9

    Robert9 Active Member

    Is this a political decision or just a question of time? I dont really understand why there is less interest to make a million people more to code for XF.

    I really would like to learn to code in XF, but it seems much more harder than using a vb.

    Please tell me: To find the right programer for doing all my addons here in germany i should look for someone working with the ZEND-Framework? Maybe such one will understand the code of XF in a minute?

    It is helpful to install a local XEND-Server and use the docu from it to understand XF working?
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  4. Aayush

    Aayush Well-Known Member

    It isn't that tough to code in Xenforo(though I faced a lot of issues when I first started :( ) The lack of any documentation is a problem for new people to dive right in.
    I think once you get an IDE and start reading more classes in XF, you'll certainly get a hang of it.

    Personally vb seems hard to me than XF :p
  5. HWS

    HWS Well-Known Member

    There is an example add-on and a lot of documentation in the developer area here in the forum.

    Also, if you look for a developer, there are a lot of reliable guys here doing such work for money. ;)
  6. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    I'm not really sure their reasoning but I would think it comes down to time. Kier and Mike also do a great job of commenting the code, every single function throughout states it's purpose. xF's documentation really seems to just be done within the files.
  7. Pereira

    Pereira Well-Known Member

    Official Developer Documentation is the only major thing that's missing from XenForo. I would hope that it's taken care of after the release of 1.3.
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  8. Wicca

    Wicca Member

  9. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

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  10. Wicca

    Wicca Member

    Thank you, apologize for linking incorrectly ;)

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