10. Components Part IV: Example Component Front End

In the previous chapter, we created the back end of our example component. In this chapter, we create the front end of the component and create an installable zip archive file. Then we will add a new report to the component to demonstrate how the model-view-controller (MVC) design pattern makes it easy to add to the component’s functionality.

Files Overview

Table 10.1 shows the front-end files for our component, excluding index.html files. The file names are relative to the components/com_joomprosubs folder.

Table 10.1. Front-End Subscriptions Component Folders

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Installation XML File

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