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PHP 5 OOP?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Vincent Gabriel, Aug 15, 2010.

  1. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    Hi,

    I read the Q&A and saw that you will be using PHP 5 but will the structure of the files look like the VBulletin one or an actual OOP design?
     
  2. Disjunto

    Disjunto Well-Known Member

  3. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    Great! The only reason i never used and coded for VBulletin was it's horrible file structure and coding standards.
     
  4. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    It was ok, until vB 4
     
  5. Mert

    Mert Well-Known Member

    Actually vBulletin code is pretty outdated for the last 3-4 years. vBulletin needed a full rewrite immediately after vB3.6 version.
     
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  6. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I agree it was outdated, but still workable
    On a minimal level.
     
  7. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    Last time i used it was on 3.6 i think and it was still with the same structure. showforum.php, showthread.php, search.php. I remember they were still using $GLOBALS and other kind of outdated cr*p.
     
  8. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    PS

    I hope the staff will try and provide as much development resources as possible for the people who will actually contribute. Some software's completely ignore the developers.
     
  9. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I think it's safe to say that Kier and Mike most definitely have kept add-on developers in mind. ;)
     
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  10. Hauzer

    Hauzer Member

    Yeah, I agree. vBulletin at the moment keep upgrading their version constantly and I can't keep up with the style changes. :(
     
  11. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    IPB offers a lot for the developers, From a complete documentation to tutorials example and most importantly good PhpDoc Comments in the sources files.
     
  12. Floris

    Floris Guest

    XF will use a lot of files, but with APC cache you will benefit a lot.
     
  13. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    As longs as everything is documented we can work this out.
     
  14. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Documentation will be sorted out in due course.
     
  15. Floris

    Floris Guest

    Got a link to the confirmation post of this?
     
  16. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I shall rephrase what I should have said:

    "I assume documentation will be sorted out in due course."
     
  17. Floris

    Floris Guest

    It would indeed surprise me if there won't be any documentation. I assume the same.
     
  18. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Indeed, the least I expect is developer documentation. From the looks of things, working without documentation appears easy, but might still be complementary in some areas.
     
  19. Vincent Gabriel

    Vincent Gabriel Active Member

    From my experience working without proper documentation leads to unnecessary and repetitive code. And the development time increases.
     
  20. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Like stated previously, we doubt there won't be any documentation down the line. :)
     

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