I’ve used CodeIgniter almost daily over the last four years. It has fallen out of favour with some developers recently because frameworks like Laravel do a batter job of being right up to date with PHP’s development. There is no reason to write off CodeIgniter though. Here’s why.
Wordpress is the go to platform when you want a blog. You’ll notice that this blog runs on Octopress. I ran it on Wordpress for years before the switch. Here’s why you might switch too.
Agile software development has a best practice that says we should: “Do the simplest thing that could possibly work”. Sounds good to me, I like simple. But it got me wondering how it can be applied to web development, if at all.
Layouts with laravel 4.0 are easy to implement, and don’t require any extra libraries. Not only that, but it is easy to create default content, and seamlessly replace it with unique content. You can also have more that one layout. There’s a lot to like, so Let’s take a look.
If you still have to run RVM on Snow Leopard so that you can use an up to date version of Ruby, you can. But there are specific tasks you’ll need to complete first. Here, I’ll describe what I did to get everything working.
Sinatra is a popular web development framework that uses the Ruby programming language. If you are looking to get started with Ruby On Rails, Sinatra provides a great introduction to building web apps with Ruby. In this post, you’ll see how to get started with Sinatra.