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Codeigniter version 4 needs your help

Aug/09/2016 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

CodeIgniter 4 has its own Github repository. It deviates enough from CodeIgniter 3 that the British Columbia Institute of Technology wanted to keep them separate. The CodeIgniter 4 roadmap is explained in the forum, and work to be done is detailed in the repository issues.

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Mathias Verraes - Decoupling the Model from the Framework at Laracon EU 2014

Sep/01/2014 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Hands-on Testing with PHPUnit - review

Jun/26/2013 2 min read by Marco Monteiro

One of the things that is actually starting to matter in our PHP world is testing. THe PHP community disregarded this for far too long. However, more modern frameworks took this issue seriously and the community responded well.

PHPUnit is a testing framework that is supported, integrated and suggested by the majority of PHP frameworks. Test Driven Development (TDD), and Continuous Integration are here to stay and PHPUnit is an industry standard that caters for both.

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Font Awesome

May/01/2013 1 min read by Marco Monteiro

Do you use bootstrap? Who am I kidding, of course you do.

Ok, here’s the problem that I used to have: I build a lot of back-end applications, most of them are powered by booststrap and one thing that I always found was that it didn’t had many icons to work with.

That’s were Font awesome comes in. You just need to include another css file and you’re done. Now you can use many, many icons and better than that. You can use them in different sizes.

How awesome is that?


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Laravel Starter front to back

Jan/08/2013 4 min read by Marco Monteiro

I just finished reading this book, so it's now time to give it the review it deserves. First and foremost this is a really small book that you can read in hours. However you shouldn't judge a book by its weight. Even though the book is small, it's actually full of useful content. Like any other book about a framework, it starts by walking the reader into the process of downloading and getting started with the framework. Getting everything ready on all the operating systems.

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