Develop full-featured dynamic web applications using the powerful CodeIgniter MVC framework
Loosely based on the Model-View-Controller pattern, CodeIgniter is an open source framework for application development. It allows you to develop projects by providing a rich set of libraries for common tasks, including a simple interface and logical structure to access these libraries.
The book begins more » with creating a "base" application, which will be used to develop all the subsequent projects in this book. Taking you through the installation of CodeIgniter and Twitter Bootstrap, you will be introduced to some common helpers and libraries. The book will then take you through many projects, developed upon the base application. The projects include a discussion forum, a photo sharing website, and an e-commerce website. Towards the end, you will have eight projects that you can develop and amend.
This is an easy-to-follow guide consisting of a number of projects that enable you to develop full-featured applications at a fast pace. « less
Build feature-rich web applications using the CodeIgniter MVC framework
* Build feature-rich web applications using the CodeIgniter MVC framework
* Master the concepts of maximum simplicity, separation, flexibility,reusability, and performance efficiency
* A guick guide to programming using the CodeIgniter MVC framework
The CodeIgniter Model-View-Controller more » framework provides genius simplicity, flexibility, and efficient resource usage, boosting performance and reusability.
"Programming with CodeIgniter MVC" reviews the unique features of CodeIgniterusingsimple, easy-to-follow, and practical examples.
Programming with CodeIgniter MVCprovides a simple step-by-step guide to efficiently utilizingthe CodeIgniter MVC framework for developing web applications. This book is packed with engaging examples to understand the usage of controllers, libraries, and CIModels. This book commences with a quick discussion of the CodeIgniter framework and simple examples of developing applications. It will then cover CI naming convention rules, mandatory and optional configurations, and usage within a CI project. It will also cover user defined configurations.
By the end of this book, you will not only understand user-defined libraries in a CI framework, but also their services, role, usage, and scope with the help of an example-based approach. The book also covers helpers, models, and views, as well as their usage.
Using this book, youwill soonbe able to develop feature-rich web applications using the CodeIgniter MVC framework. "Programming with CodeIgniter MVC" is a one-stop solution to developing solutions with CodeIgniter MVC.
What you will learn from this book
* InstallCodeIgniter and get acquainted with CodeIgniter resource directories
* Making your first web application
* Definiing your own CodeIgniterlibraries
* Issuing AJAX calls of CodeIgniter controller methods
* Learning about controllers, helpers, and their usage
* Understandingthe CodeIgniter naming conventions
* AccessingCodeIgniter-assigned databases and other resources from your helpers
The book is written for PHP developers who wish to learn how to use MVC for application development, using CodeIgniter. No experience of CodeIgniter would be necessary, as this book is for beginning MVC development.
Who this book is written for
This book is written for PHP developers who wish to learn how to use the CodeIgniterMVC framework for application development. No experience of CodeIgniteris necessary, as this book is for beginning MVC development. « less
Become a CodeIgniter expert with professional tools, techniques and extended libraries
CodeIgniter is an open source PHP framework with a small footprint and exceptional performance. It gives you a rich set of libraries for common tasks, with a simple interface to access them. There are several unexplored aspects of CodeIgniter that can help developers build applications more easily and more » quickly. In this book, you will learn the intricacies of the framework and explore some of its hidden gems.
If you want to get the most out of CodeIgniter, this book is for you. It teaches you what you need to know to use CodeIgniter on a daily basis. You will create mini-applications that teach a specific technique and let you build on top of the base.
This book will take you through developing applications with CodeIgniter. You will learn how to make your CodeIgniter application more secure than a default installation, how to build large-scale applications and web services, how to release code to the community, and much more. You will be able to authenticate users, validate forms, and also build libraries to complete different tasks and functions.
The book starts off introducing the framework and how to install it on your web server or a local machine. You are introduced to the Model-View-Controller design pattern and how it will affect your development. Some important parts of the CodeIgniter Style Guide are included to keep CodeIgniter development as standardized as possible; this helps greatly when working as part of a team or taking on an old CodeIgniter project. You will quickly move on to how CodeIgniter URLs work and learn about CodeIgniter-specific files such as helpers and plugins. By the time you finish this book, you will be able to create a CodeIgniter application of any size with confidence, ease, and speed. « less