I think the answer to all this is distributions ala Drupal. It's difficult for a distributed, very part-time team with varied interests to come to agreement on features and UX, so we tend to lean towards improving the DX for plugin devs who have... view reply
Can you please file this as a bug? Try disabling all 3rd-party plugins and requesting
You should not get an error.
I still don't know why browsing a "different viewtype" would... view reply
I think viewtype doesn't have anything to do with this. it looks like you're trying to load the module elgg/dev. Whether simplecache is enabled or not, that URL is going to be:
/elggroot/cache/$timestamp/default/js/elgg/dev.js (if... view reply
Agree with @Jeroen that, for Community's needs, a full plugin (with configuration and custom views to display event listings where and how we want them) seems a bit much. We could just add a static microdata-infused listing to the site... view reply
In order to stop creating more global functions we need a way for plugins to gain access to API service objects.
Today, to add a new API, we create the service, wire it into our internal ServiceProvider, then make a global function for each...
If you're using the hostname elgg.rlo (and port 8888) to test Elgg, be aware your system is sending friend notifications (spam) to real people. We've got a report from a user with a Gmail address that's never heard of Elgg getting lots...
Obviously without seeing your work we can't make any remark about how much of it will be usable. As Juho said, BC is a big concern.
#7939 shows our current progress of (conservatively) formalizing Elgg into an Application object. view reply
If you run an Elgg where the "Lost password" feature fails (e.g. localhost with no mail-sending abililty, or you lost access to the e-mail account), you may need to change your password to get back in.
Here's a script to do that.
First you'll need...
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Type hints are like laws set by PHP functions to demand what type of arguments must be passed in. Before Elgg 1.8.6, violations of these laws went completely undetected, so even careful plugin authors missed them and left incorrect...