This documentation is not using the current rendering mechanism and is probably outdated. The extension maintainer should switch to the new system. Details on how to use the rendering mechanism can be found here.
Using this API, you will mainly work with three tools:
They can be attached on any configuration object you want, and add more functionality to your objects: cache handling, persistence handling, parents routing, etc.
Check the chapter “Services” for further information.
You have access to some utilities which do not require to activate a service in order to work.
Find them in the chapter “Utilities”.
They will help you handling the rules you want for your configuration objects. You can attach any validator following Extbase convention on each property of your objects.
Check the chapter “Validators” for further information.