vBulletin Mod Programming Intermediate Training
Duration: 3 hours
Format: Web-based with a live instructor
Exercise: Each student has his/her own vBulletin learning environment
Price: $350 / person
To get the most value out of this class, you should already be familiar with basic HTML, CSS, and MySQL, as well as object oriented PHP. You should know your way around the vBulletin template and plugin systems.
vBulletin File & DB Structure
Learn how vBulletin’s file system and database are organized.
The $vbulletin Object
Learn how to use the master $vbulletin object to make use of native vBulletin code.
Learn how to accept and sanitize user input using the vBulletin GPC.
vBulletin Database Access
Learn how to read from and write to the vBulletin database using the $db object.
Learn how to add HTML to existing vBulletin templates using the template hook system.
Beginner Template Syntax
Learn how to add extra functionality to your vBulletin templates by making use of some basic features in the templating language.
Learn how to abstract away user interface text by making use of the vBulletin phrase system.
Learn how to add setting panels to vBulletin mods.
Learn how to include external resources in your vBulletin mod.
What To Do When You’re Confused
Learn some easy debugging techniques that you can utilize when your vBulletin code is acting up.