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Documentation for Users and Scripters

This page contains documentation, resources, and links about Frontier.

  • Scripting tips & tricks: Post your tips and tricks!
  • Updated Frontier Verbs: New or extended verbs.
  • Platform notes: Some differences and issues between Windows and MacOS X (and MacOS 9 which is still in use though no longer supported).
  • Frontier's history: Some notes on Frontier's venerable history
  • Scripting.com's Frontier verb listing: Dave Winer's Frontier verb documentation, hosted on scripting.com. It is mostly accurate for Frontier, but doesn't register the latest verbs from the Open Source Frontier Kernel version.
  • Userland's Frontier/Manila verb listing: Userland's verb documentation. It, too, is mostly accurate for Frontier, but doesn't register the latest verbs from the Open Source Frontier Kernel version.
  • Userland's Frontier Page: The original Frontier user documentation. It's not necessarily all up to date and some of the newer features in the Open Source Frontier Kernel are not documented here.

Frontier: The Definitive Guide

One of the most useful resources for Frontier scripters is Matt Neuburg's book Ā»Frontier: The Definitve GuideĀ«. It's out of print but fortunately it has been made available on the web:

Although the book was originally published in 1998 and covers Frontier 4.2.3, it is still a valuable source for learning about Frontier scripting.

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Support

Currently, the best way to get support is to post your questions to the frontierkernel mailing list.

If you have encountered a bug, please submit a report to our bug tracker. If you would like to request a new feature, feel free to post to our feature request tracker.

See also