Template library gets Documentation

Posted 2010-10-25
Category CodeIgniter

People have always said my Template library for CodeIgniter is powerful but f**king confusing. Well now I have written up some documentation, which anybody who knows me or my work is VERY unusual...

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CodeIgniter 2.0 is stable (enough)

Posted 2010-10-18
Category CodeIgniter
For the last 7 months since CodeIgniter 2.0 was released on BitBucket the question "when will it be stable?" has been all bouncing around all over the place. The truth is CodeIgniter 2.0 has been stable for months. Somebody at EllisLab could open the terminal and write $ hg tag v2.0; hg push; right now, but what would that actually give us?

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Mozilla Drumbeat Interview: Brad Felix

Posted 2010-10-12
With the awesome Mozilla Drumbeat festival less than a month away, I've been talking to one of the featured participants: Brad Felix, Chief Learning Officer of Flat World Knowledge.

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CodeCanyon's ExpressionEngine 2 section launches

Posted 2010-10-03
CodeCanyon have launched their new ExpressionEngine 2 section along with a few of plugins from me. One of these is the long awaited, much anticipated Widgets module!

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Power dump() on your PHP applications

Posted 2010-09-28
Category PHP
Application development going a bit slowly? Take a power dump() and get right back on track. This handy little PHP function will output the what, why, when, where of your variables and help you get back on track.

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Sturgeons Shittiest Company Award '10

Posted 2010-09-23
Category Personal

Let's face it, none of us like dealing with big companies. Long waiting times, script reading Indian call centers, uncaring supervisors and red tape. In the last two months I have had several experiences beyond ridiculous so I thought I'd share my list of companies that have pissed me off and why.

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What happened to Modular Separation?

Posted 2010-09-19
Category CodeIgniter
Modular Separation for CodeIgniter is no more. It has kicked the bucket, shuffled off the mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin' choir invisibile!! THIS IS AN EX-PARROT!!

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The internet finally gets some Mojo

Posted 2010-08-06
After several months of totally secret development and two months of private beta MojoMotor - an amazing new CMS from EllisLab - is out, and I'm finally allowed to talk about it!

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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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