Piotr_cz's already got you covered with the error about the configuration file.
I'll tackle the other part of the question though…… I was in the same place about 6 months ago. I had been building Joomla components but needed to step it up a bit for a more complex project so thought I would use the Framework. The info on Andrew's site (learn.theartofjoomla.com
) and the sample app you're already playing with are both great starting points.
From building CMS component's there's a few things that took a little bit to get used to:
- namespacing - everything is namespaced
- how un-opinionated the framework is compared to the CMS
- having to bootstrap my own app instead of relying on the CMS
- the format of the config file (config.json) that you've just found!
Other than that though, there's a certain sense of familiarity with how things work if you've been building components, so it doesn't take long to get into the groove. I can say it is definitely worth sticking the learning curve out because it is a great framework to use!
On 06/05/2014, at 1:36 PM, Viktor Iwan <vikto... AT doxadigital.com
i've been working for joomla CMS for years, and now the project got more complex and its time for me to build custom solution beyond the CMS.
Now, i tried to find books about joomla frameworks and online course, but there's none.
i found: http://learn.theartofjoomla.com/framework-solutions.html
but the step one (getting started) has problem as the output keep 'telling me' : "Configuration file could not be parsed" , the same question asked 6 month ago (on the comment section) and still have no reply till now..
browsed here: http://framework.joomla.org/, and no clue about getting started
I kinda back to square one. I'm able to create joomla component (MVC), but this frameworks is bit advanced to me (at the moment)...
So, is there a dummy guide of joomla frameworks ? does joomla frameworks target average coder like me (i only able to code Joomla Component and Wordpress, no experience on other frameworks like CodeIgniter, Laravel, Yii, etc) ? as my learning time is very limited i'm hoping a getting started guide rather than test-trial through api docs......a start with simple "Hello World", Database Connection, Sample Apps would be a great start !
Please share your opinion, Thanks !
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