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This category provides access to the EPrints Application Programming Interface (API) documentation.
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EPrints is written in the [http://www.perl.org/ Perl language]. Sometimes you may need to write your own Perl code using the EPrints Application Programming Interface (API).
  
For introductory material look at [[Documentation]].
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Reasons you may need to write your own EPrints code:
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* customising the way the eprints summary pages are rendered
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* writing your own command-line script to control EPrints in some way
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* writing a new CGI script (dynamic web page)
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* writing a plugin
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Before you start looking at the API you may want to look at [[Documentation|EPrints Manual]], which has pointers to how-tos, tutorials etc.
  
 
[[Core API]] provides a basic introduction to using the EPrints API.
 
[[Core API]] provides a basic introduction to using the EPrints API.

Revision as of 19:37, 11 August 2009

EPrints is written in the Perl language. Sometimes you may need to write your own Perl code using the EPrints Application Programming Interface (API).

Reasons you may need to write your own EPrints code:

  • customising the way the eprints summary pages are rendered
  • writing your own command-line script to control EPrints in some way
  • writing a new CGI script (dynamic web page)
  • writing a plugin

Before you start looking at the API you may want to look at EPrints Manual, which has pointers to how-tos, tutorials etc.

Core API provides a basic introduction to using the EPrints API.

Pages in category ‘API’

The following 138 pages are in this category, out of 138 total.