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Ci Archives

Top 100 with 18k installs

Sep/24/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

That's right, I'm talking about the Codeigniter snippets package for sublime text. The package is now one of the top 100 most installed packages and it has 18k installs.

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The bittersweet news

Jan/07/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

Well since I'm now working as a freelancer I now have a bit more power over what framework should be used for this or that project. Therefore, I think I'm not going to use Codeigniter by choice anymore. This means I'll use it if the client requests it. Or if by any chance I'm working with someone else that is only familiar with CI and not Laravel.

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Codeigniter wiki was awesome!

Nov/19/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the best things about using Codeigniter is obviously the community and how easy it is to find solutions to your problems. You have a lot of options, the IRC channel, the forums, the awesome documentation and you had the wiki.

Well codeigniter moved all the code from bitbucket to github and that was awesome. However, ElisLab always had their own wiki. People used it a lot, adding libraries, helpers and some good advices on how to do stuff with the framework. The sky was the limit and there was no disturbance in the force.

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CodeIgniter Handbook - Vol. 2 API Design

Sep/04/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

The CodeIgniter Handbook, a three-volume handbook full to the brim with pragmatic, succinct, useful information from one of the web's pioneering developers. Learn about the whats & whys of writing cleaner, more concise code. Discover fascinating new techniques that allow you to remove duplication, increase your programming efficiency, and reduce those repetitive tasks. Fall in love with CodeIgniter all over again.

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Spark bash helper

Jul/15/2012 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

While chilling around in #codeigniter on freenode, I was talking with Josh Manders aka killswitch about Sparks and he noticed how cumbersome it is, so he set out to learn Bash and started creating this script to make it easier to use Spark.

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