So, WordPress 3.7 Beta is out, and there are 4 cool new features. 1. Automatic Background Update. So, until WordPress 3.6, whenever a security update was released, we had to manually update it. But its going to happen automatically from 3.7 onward. That is a boon for many developers! For those who don’t know,… Read more »
Monthly Archives:: September 2013
The Model View Controller is a software architecture which separates the representation of the information from the user’s interaction with it. The architecture, as the name suggests, contains 3 main components. viz. The Model, The View and The Controller. The Model The model is the component that holds all the business logic. The model is… Read more »
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So there is this hype that ORMs are the solution to all your Data Access problems. They may not be the total solution but they sure make your Data Access easy. At a very high level: ORMs help to reduce the Object-Relational impedance mismatch. They allow you to store and retrieve full live objects from a… Read more »
As discussed in the previous post, a better way to load a template is by using a helper function, which loads the header and footer (and any common partials) for each page. Here’s how our template helper will be. Save the above code to application/helpers/template_helper.php file. To use the helper, we do the following in… Read more »
A general website can be divided into 5 parts Header Content Area Left Sidebar Right Sidebar Footer When developing in CodeIgniter, we often have these parts saved as separate views and load them each time a page is loaded, like in the code below: Although this is a good process, it is surely tedious for… Read more »