Welcome to the world of CodeIgniter! CodeIgniter is a powerfuland flexible MVC framework for PHP, and it will completelyrevolutionize the way you build applications. Imagine being able tobuild complete applications in just a matter of days, being able torespond to client needs with speed and power, and being able tomaintain your well-organized code weeks, months, and even yearsafterward. All of this is now within your grasp thanks toCodeIgniter.
Author and CodeIgniter developer Thomas Myer guides you throughbuilding a typical web application with CodeIgniter, introducingimportant topics from the MVC framework and Agile methodologiesalong the way. From typical installation and configuration throughsetup and all phases of a hypothetical project, Myer explains theinner workings of CodeIgniter in a way that will get you up andrunning quickly. If you're already well-versed in PHP, you'll learnhow to take what you already know and apply it to CodeIgniter. Invery little time, you'll be using the powerful tools and shortcutsin CodeIgniter to build applications in half the time.
What you will learn from this book
The basics of models, views, and controllers
How to take advantage of CodeIgniter's many helpers andlibraries
How to create a working application from inception throughlaunch
How to apply Agile methodologies to any project
Who this book is for
This book is for developers familiar with PHP and MYSQL who wantto become more proficient with CodeIgniter.
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