A PHP Application Framework
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Latest commit 3da0fd7 Mar 24, 2012 @ianmacl ianmacl Merge pull request #1033 from realityking/style
Fix code style from #995.


Joomla Platform

The Joomla Platform is a platform for writing Web and command line applications in PHP. It is free and open source software, distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later. The Joomla Content Management System (CMS) is built on top of the Joomla Platform. For more information about the Joomla CMS visit: http://www.joomla.org/about-joomla.html

You can find out more about Joomla development (though not platform specific) at: http://docs.joomla.org/Developers

You can discuss Joomla Platform development at: http://groups.google.com/group/joomla-dev-platform

A guide for contributing to the Joomla Platform can be found at: https://github.com/joomla/joomla-platform/wiki/Contributing-to-the-joomla-platform


  • PHP 5.2.4+ for Platform versions 11.x
  • PHP 5.3+ for Platform versions 12.x


Get the source code from GIT:

git clone git://github.com/joomla/joomla-platform.git

Please ensure you add the following path to your local .gitignore file: tests/test_application/cache