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Loading an Extended DataWriter outside of XenForo

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Mario Estrada, May 10, 2012.

  1. Mario Estrada

    Mario Estrada Member


    We have extended XenForo_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post with the class Techspot_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post which has custom functionality for _messagePostSave and _messagePreSave.

    Outside the XenForo environment we do something like this to save comments on news articles:
            $writer XenForo_DataWriter::create('XenForo_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post');
    $writer->set('user_id', ...);
    $writer->set('username', ...);
    $writer->set('message', ...);
    $writer->set('ip_id', ...);
    $writer->set('thread_id', ...);
    But when we instantiate the DataWriter this way it doesn't get extended with Techspot_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post class. Is there anyway we can instantiate directly Techspot_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post, when we try instantiating it directly the autoloader doesn't find XFCP_Techspot_DataWriter_DiscussionMessage_Post which is a class that's resolved dynamically when running inside XenForo.
  2. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    Jake Bunce and Mario Estrada like this.
  3. Mario Estrada

    Mario Estrada Member

    Thanks that worked flawlessly.

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