Creating a split menu between two modules, like a top menu module and a side menu module, in Joomla is really easy to do if you know the tricks. The following tutorial shows you how to do it in a few easy steps.

Following on from the second article in this section, Development Tools, and after upgrading Eclipse to Juno, I found that most of the standard distributions of Eclipse don’t come with the snippets plugin installed anymore. The following slide tutorial outlines the steps to install the snippets plugin, part of the common elements of the web development tools package.

I’ve added a number of Eclipse snippets that I have used on a regular basis to assist with Joomla extension development. You can find them in the new Snippets area on this site.

This is an Eclipse snippet category for code that help with packaging Joomla extensions.

This is an Eclipse snippet category with code snippets to assist with developing backend edit pages in Joomla 2.5 components.

This is an Eclipse snippet category for Joomla modules.

This is an Eclipse snippet category for Joomla plugins.