This article provides tutorials, beginning concepts and general information around ItemManager, to get you started.
Also note that a new version has been released , if you plan to use ItemManager to create your own plugins, you might want to use ItemManager 3 instead.
ItemManager (IM) is a simple flat-file framework for GetSimple-CMS that allows you to develop completely customisable PHP applications bundled with GetSimple-CMS. ItemManager offers you a XML data management in just as straightforward a manner as if you were working with a real database. ItemManager gives you the ability to edit, search and filter items in really powerful ways, and gives you a flexible API. ItemManager’s API is very easy to remember and really enjoyable.
ItemManager is now standalone, since IM 3 operates independently of your CMS – use IM's API in any other PHP scripts it's easy!