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MODx Web Development by Antano Solar John

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Core technology changes

Finally, a section for PHP developers and all of those who are curious to know more about the core technology changes in MODx Revolution:

xPDO

MODx has a completely new object-oriented core, rewritten using xPDO. xPDO is an Object Relational Bridge. This is a concept where SQL tables are mapped as objects in the system. This means that they can be manipulated as objects. This is very convenient in an object-oriented environment. Although MVC frameworks have popularized ORB concepts, you don't always need an MVC to make use of xPDO. This also means that, if you are a developer extending MODx at the core or by writing new snippets, you will also benefit from the ease and simplicity of this approach. The new object-oriented ...

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