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 This page provides information on VuFind's overall design, including big-picture design discussions as well as explanations of nitty-gritty details. This page provides information on VuFind's overall design, including big-picture design discussions as well as explanations of nitty-gritty details.
 ===== Specifications ===== ===== Specifications =====
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 +==== General Interest ====
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 +These specifications should be useful to most VuFind developers and will help with an understanding of the overall system:
  
   * [[development:architecture:authorization|Authorization]] - Information on how VuFind handles user authorization.   * [[development:architecture:authorization|Authorization]] - Information on how VuFind handles user authorization.
 +  * [[development:architecture:caching|Caching]] - Notes on VuFind's use of caching.
   * [[development:architecture:cookies|Cookies]] - Notes on VuFind's use of cookies.   * [[development:architecture:cookies|Cookies]] - Notes on VuFind's use of cookies.
   * [[development:architecture:customizing_vufind|Customizing VuFind]] - How to change VuFind's behavior.   * [[development:architecture:customizing_vufind|Customizing VuFind]] - How to change VuFind's behavior.
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   * [[development:architecture:directory_layout|Directory Layout]]   * [[development:architecture:directory_layout|Directory Layout]]
   * [[development:architecture:localization|Language / Localization Support]]   * [[development:architecture:localization|Language / Localization Support]]
 +  * [[development:architecture:lightbox|Lightbox Functionality]] (Bootstrap themes)
 +  * [[development:architecture:real_time_availability_status|Real-Time Availability Status]]
   * [[development:architecture:search_service|Search Service]]   * [[development:architecture:search_service|Search Service]]
   * [[development:architecture:solr_index_schema|Solr Index Schema]]   * [[development:architecture:solr_index_schema|Solr Index Schema]]
     * [[development:architecture:authority_control#authority_index|Authority Index Schema]]     * [[development:architecture:authority_control#authority_index|Authority Index Schema]]
 +  * [[development:architecture:laminas|Zend Framework]] - Information about the MVC framework used in VuFind.
  
 See also the [[development:plugins]] page for details on how to extend various aspects of VuFind's functionality. See also the [[development:plugins]] page for details on how to extend various aspects of VuFind's functionality.
-===== Background Information and Commentary ===== 
  
-  * [[development:architecture:why_vufind_2.0|Why VuFind 2.0?]] - Some of the reasons we moved away from the VuFind 1.x design+==== Specialty ==== 
-  * [[development:architecture:zend_framework|Zend Framework]] - Information about the framework used in VuFind 2.x and later.+ 
 +These notes are of less general interest but will be useful when the referenced subsystems are being worked upon: 
 + 
 +  * [[development:architecture:advanced_search_templates|Advanced Search Templates]] - Notes on how the advanced search UI operates in VuFind 2.4.1 and newer
 +  * [[development:architecture:jsTree]] - Notes on the Javascript library used for rendering hierarchies in VuFind. 
 +  * [[development:architecture:LESS]] - Notes on how the bootstrap3 / bootprint3 themes use LESS to generate CSS
  
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development/architecture.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/04 13:44 by demiankatz