BitBucket or GitHub? Use both!

Posted 2010-07-24
Category Git
Over the last few months I have seen several discussions by many developers - especially in the CodeIgniter community - about wether or not to convert their GitHub repo's over to BitBucket. I say: why not use both?

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ExpressionEngine 2.0 can finally have a Rest

Posted 2010-07-03
My first ExpressionEngine 2.0 Add-on has been released, with the amazingly imaginative name "Rest". You can use it to integrate RESTful API's into your ExpressionEngine 2.0 website. You can list Tweets, search for Digg articles, show off Flickr photographs and interact with any open RESTful API.

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CodeIgniter CON 2010 coming soon

Posted 2010-06-15
Category CodeIgniter
CodeIgniter Con 2010 is the first all-CodeIgniter conference and is being run in the UK. This means anyone who couldn't make it to San Francisco this month for EECI2010 will be able to "get their nerd on" with some well known CI developers.

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Nerdy Adventures in America: EECI2010 US

Posted 2010-05-26
Category Personal
After months of waiting the time is finally here for EECI2010 US: the ExpressionEngine & CodeIgniter Conference of 2010, held in San Fransisco. It's been 5 months since the last EECI over in Leiden, Holland but it already feels like too long.

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CloudIgniter: Easy hosting for CodeIgniter

Posted 2010-05-11
Category CodeIgniter
Ever wanted to install PyroCMS or set up a CodeIgniter playground but don't know what the hell you are doing? The wonderful new hosting service CloudIgniter does it all for you. Read on to see what it's all about.

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Upgrading to CodeIgniter 2.0

Posted 2010-05-05
Category CodeIgniter

The CodeIgniter 2.0 branch is still coming together and has not yet been released, but it is getting considerably more stable as time goes on. If you want a smooth ride upgrading your application to run on CodeIgniter 2.0 then read this guide.

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Tiny REST framework in PHP

Posted 2010-04-28
Category PHP
Based on Twiny framework and my CodeIgniter REST server I have created a really simple RESTful framework that lets you use CodeIgniter style controllers without any of the extra weight of using a whole framework. It lets you handle GET, POST, PUT, DELETE requests with ease and return data in XML, JSON, HTML tables, Serialize, PHP syntax and CSV.

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CodeIgniter Packages != Modules

Posted 2010-04-12
Category CodeIgniter
So many people are asking about the new Packages feature in CodeIgniter 2.0 that I need to put this to bed. Packages are not modules, they are entirely different concepts and should not be confused. Hopefully that is enough convincing for most of you but if you need to know more, read on.

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Why you should try Netbeans 6.8

Posted 2010-03-31
For a long time I have had the opinion that NetBeans sucked. When somebody asked me what exactly I didn't like about NetBeans I couldn't remember any reasons, so decided to give it another try. The result of my test? Why the hell have I not been using longer?!

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Modular Separation for CodeIgniter 2

Posted 2010-03-24
Category CodeIgniter
Sadly CodeIgniter 2.0 did not bring any sort of modular/HMVC system to us, but luckly Modular Separation works for this new version with two minor tweaks. The new version has been published to GitHub.

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