Join Drew Falkman for an in-depth discussion in this video Intro to CodeIgniter 2.x, part of MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications.
- CodeIgniter has long been a favorite…among PHP developers who prefer a lighter weight framework.…It has a very small footprint and does little more…than enforce the MVC pattern, but it also…has many components that help…with rapid application development.…In December of 2014, CodeIgniter's management…changed from EllisLab, a company,…to British Columbia Institute of Technology.…CodeIgniter 3 (laughs) is currently a release candidate.…However, the latest stable release is version 2.2,…so that's what we'll be using in this course.…
CodeIgniter, also called CI, has a couple…of different licenses.…From version 2.2 and previously,…it used a special open-source license,…which is what they call copyleft,…which basically means if you do any changes,…you need to upload those changes publicly.…Starting in 3.0, the license will be moved to MIT,…which is much more flexible.…CI was a very popular framework at one point,…but it stalled a little bit in development…and now is behind some of the other frameworks.…Some of the ways it's behind is it doesn't even…
- Why use a framework?
- Introducing MVC-framework concepts
- Examining each framework's components
- Setting up the software
- Walking through sample apps built in each framework
- Comparing frameworks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. About PHP Frameworks
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