Modules: Xoops Module Generator released

Posted by: chippyashon 2006/5/26 8:33:09 9463 reads XBS ModGen V1 Alpha Released

Ever wanted to write a module for Xoops but don't know where to get started? Are you writing for Xoops and find the initial module setup tasks boring or tedious? This module writes a complete module skeleton for you and enables you to setup the user side and admin side pages and menus, configuration items and underlying data tables. You have to provide the page logic but you are safe in the knowledge that you are writing in a secure framework as used by all XBS modules.


- Form driven entry of all information required to create module
- Setting up of following module items
- Name, tag and directory information
- Author, language and country information
- Module configuration items
- MySQL table creation
- Admin side and user side menu and pages
- Shell functions for module installation, update and delete
- Shell functions for search, comments and notification
- Framework to include common function in every page
- Structured approach to including language specific and non language specific constant defines in every page
- Shell page for every user and admin menu option
- Shell page for admin help page
- Admin menu in XBS module style allowing redirection to config page, home page, support site, documentation page and donations site
- One click module generation

Requires XBS Code Data Management (CDM) module to be installed first. Runs under Xoops 2.0.13 and 2.2.x

In this alpha release there is little documentation. That will follow. Read Install.txt for brief usage details

Find the module at Xoops Development
Get support at Business Systems for Xoops