Is there any newer architecture diagram of joomla CMS?

I know the https://docs.joomla.org/Archived%3aCMS_Architecture_in_1.5_and_1.6 but it is from 2011 so pretty outdated.

Also is there one zoom-level in more detail about Joomla CMS architecture?

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Unfortunately there is nothing like this for Joomla 4 yet. With all the amount of work that's gone into it, there's not a major amount of documentation yet.

You can however use some other resources to help:

That said, as far as I'm aware, I don't believe there are major architecture changes that you need to apply when developing an extension.

You may also want to download a copy of Joomla 4 and sift through some of the core extensions to see how they work.


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