Creating a simple API using CodeIgniter MVC PHP framework

So for this tutorial I created a simple API using code igniter. CodeIgniter is a PHP MVC framework. Its extremely simple and straight forward to setup. It comes with a lot of features which I didn't go into but I will eventually. To create the API we learn about using CodeIgniter's base classes for Controllers … Continue reading Creating a simple API using CodeIgniter MVC PHP framework

Creating a web application using Python and the Django Web Framework.

Django is a really cool web development framework for python. It does remind me of Java web development though in that it does a lot for you that you can't see. Working with Django was really fun and once you get the hang of it, you feel like programming more because its so intuitive. You … Continue reading Creating a web application using Python and the Django Web Framework.

Building web applications using PHP and the Laravel Framework.

Laravel describes itself as the the PHP Framework for Web Artisans. For this tutorial I created a mini shop using a bootstrap template of course. With Laravel I implemented CRUD operations and user authentication. Laravel is a pretty cool framework and its not hard to understand the flow. There are different major versions and the … Continue reading Building web applications using PHP and the Laravel Framework.

Building a responsive blackboard application using Vue.js.

Vue describes itself as approachable, versatile and performant. Seems cool. So I decided to try it out. For this tutorial I created a Blackboard single page application to test run this JavaScript framework. The user interface is poor to say the least but it has some cool features without using a database. You can enter … Continue reading Building a responsive blackboard application using Vue.js.

Building a CRUD application using PHP and the YII2 framework.

I have used Yii extensively in my software development experience but since they have moved to version 2 I haven't gotten to experience it. To do this I created a simple gallery using the Yii2 framework. It allows you to create, edit and delete gallery posts. It gives an understanding of database migrations, composer setup, … Continue reading Building a CRUD application using PHP and the YII2 framework.

Creating a simple web application using PHP and the Slim Framework.

Slim is a micro framework for PHP. I created a task application to help me learn about how Slim works. Its a pretty neat framework and it doesn't take a lot to get started. I think its really great for building apis but you could use it for applications easily. To learn more about the … Continue reading Creating a simple web application using PHP and the Slim Framework.