I released my first ProcessWire module

After being annoyed with having to use jQuery for an ever so simple thing, I opened sublime and began to create it. Later I decided to publish it.

Martin Muzatko Written by Martin Muzatko
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Last week, I published my first ProcessWire module - a simple Textformatter.

Github Project: https://github.com/MartinMuzatko/TextformatterAutoAnchor/
ProcessWire Module Page: http://modules.processwire.com/modules/textformatter-auto-anchor/

The module does nothing simpler than adding anchors and IDs to headings (h2 to h6) for quick navigation and for sharing sections of pages. It was a work of maybe 30 minutes, but it even got featured in the latest ProcessWire weekly.

Why is this important?

We need more of the community to stand up and code up things that solves even tiny problems. OpenSource projects like ProcessWire depend on the community. I didn't realize what I could do with just a tiny Textformatter.

Start learning

Diving into a specific topic can be easier than you may think.

You can start learning how to create ProcessWire Modules/Plugins here: http://processwire.com/api/modules/

Or have a look in the forum posts about developing plugins.

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