Developer Documentation

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Getting Started

Information for Developers -- For community contributors. Includes how to identify existing bugs, contribute code, and set up your development environment.

Development Roadmap and Strategy

General Software Milestones -- a rough guide to upcoming PKP software releases for all products

Development Cycle -- description of the pattern PKP follows in terms of releases and branches

PKP WAL Roadmap -- roadmap for the PKP Web Application Library, a shared codebase common to all PKP applications

Working with Git

HOW-TO check out PKP applications from git

Frequent git use cases

Git sub-module tutorial

Differences between CVS and git for PKP devs

Github Documentation for PKP Contributors

Code Design

JavaScript coding conventions -- the JS coding conventions that PKP uses.

JavaScript widget controllers -- description and explanation of the standard PKP javascript widget controllers that are implemented throughout the codebase.

Router Architecture

AJAX framework

Authorization Framework

Metadata and Filter Framework

Data Access Objects (DAO)

Third Party Library Integration Policy


Front-end Cookbook


Unit Tests

Web Tests

Non-technical Testing

Usability/Web Design

PKP Library Widgets

Open Monograph Press

Current Development

Migration issues -- notes on how to backport the new features that were introduced in OMP into other PKP applications