Give CodeIgniter's Parser library more kick with Dwoo

Posted 2009-11-23
Category CodeIgniter
Dwoo is a PHP based templating engine aimed as a replacement for Smarty 2.x using similar and alternative syntax. This implementation basically overrides the logic of the default parser with this more powerful system.

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Send iPhone notifications from CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-11-21
Category CodeIgniter

Most web-applications currently use automated e-mail's to let an administrator know someting is going on and some applications use Twitter. Why not use iPhone Push Notifications to get an alert to you immediately without having to check a thing?

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Goodbye Matchbox, Hello Modular Separation

Posted 2009-11-19
Category CodeIgniter
I've been using Matchbox in one of its many forms for several years - almost as long as I have been using CodeIgniter - and it got to the point where I could not use CodeIgniter without it. After all this time an alternative has come along with all Matchbox's features and more.

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When this developer designs

Posted 2009-11-18
For far too long this blog felt tainted. It's quality diminished by using a free design from Free CSS Templates. Well no more, I have finally had a crack at designing and after a few horrendous iterations I have something that I am happy with.

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CodeIgniter "2.0": Rumours, facts and requests

Posted 2009-10-30
Category CodeIgniter
Ever since it was announced that ExpressionEngine 2.0 would be running on CodeIgniter, the forums have been jammed full of "CodeIgniter 2.0" questions. I have answer this so many times I wanted to clear things up and put some useful suggestions forward.

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Speaking at EECI2009 in Leiden, Holland

Posted 2009-10-16
Category CodeIgniter
As a massive fan of CodeIgniter I was pretty excited to be attending the EECI2009 conference in Leiden, Holland, as it would give me the chance to meet the EllisLabs development team and lots of other CodeIgniter nerds. Now as a last minute replacement I will actually be speaking at the event too!

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Asset handling in CodeIgniter with the BASE tag

Posted 2009-09-17
Category CodeIgniter
There are many suggested ways to handle your assets in CodeIgniter (including my very own Asset library) but this solution has to be one of the easiest. Read on to find out what it is!

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Clearing CodeIgniter session data

Posted 2009-08-27
Category CodeIgniter
This article shows a few ways of clearing session data in CodeIgniter, inlcuding a non-documented approach which lets you wipe all session data without destroying the session.

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UTF-8 support for CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-08-17
Category CodeIgniter
Writing a CodeIgniter application is easy. Writing a CodeIgniter application that supports all characters from multiple languages? Not so easy. Find out how to support UTF-8 content in CodeIgniter.

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How to: Create a Twitter feed with full syntax support

Posted 2009-07-28
Category PHP
If you have a project that you would like to add a Twitter feed to, but do not want to add in a massive library for the one feed, take a look at this very simple PHP snippet that will give you full synatx support.

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