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Any examples?

This discussion is related to the Useful Functions addon.
edited May 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
So, could you provide any examples on how one could benefit from using this plugin?


  • judgejjudgej
    edited May 2011
    No examples I can find, but this in the readme gives a few clues:

    Provides functions for:
    - render elements
    - validation
    - manipulate arrays and objects
    - work with files (upload, remove, etc.)
    - process images (thumbnaills, sprites, etc.)
    - run various common sql queries
    - load html document or file to phpQuery
    - translate short phrase by Google or Lingvo
    - debug, etc.

    - allow plugins to run time-based schedule code (like cron)
    - nested sets tree model

    The nested sets tree model looks interesting, and could have saved me some work in the RepyTo plugin.

    I think it comes down to needs. If you are writing a plugin, then take a look here to see if there is anything useful, then set up a dependency (can you do that in Vanilla - I confuse WP, Drupal, Vanilla, ...).
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