Extension generation consists of several steps. Some of them are optional, while some are mandatory. There is always a start step that must be performed before any other. Failing to do it will result in an incorrectly generated extension. This section will describe each step in detail. But first, we need to get familiar with the Kickstarter user interface. It is recommended to perform each step while reading.
The Kickstarter user interface is fairly simple. It consists of the steps on the left side of the screen and information area on the right. When a new step is reached on the left, the information area on the right changes. Kickstarter looks like this when Make new extension is selected in TYPO3 Extension Manager: