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Codeigniter: Creating dynamic graphs using JQuery and FusionCharts

I recently upgraded some of my Codeigniter applications that used OpenFlashCharts to using FusionCharts Free, and at the same time incorporated some javascript to allow me to change the graphs dynamically at the client-side. This has greatly improved the usability of my charts…

Codeigniter: Handling errors

As coders, I’m sure we all know the value of good error handling. So I thought a quick post about how Codeigniter deals with those pesky errors would be a good post. The way I see it, there are 2 types of errors…

Codeigniter: Intergrating OpenFlashCharts

Yes I know, it has been some time since I last posted anything on the site. Things have just been crazy at work, trying to get up to speed on using Pentaho for a major project. In fact, I might start posting some…

Codeigniter: Setting up multiple sites on one install

It’s been awhile since I last posted about Codeigniter. In this post, I’m going to walkthrough how I setup a CI install that can support multiple sites. This is by no means the only way to do it, but it’s what works for…

PHP’s alternative syntax and why it’s useful

PHP offers an alternative way to write their control structures for as long as I’ve remembered. It basically does away with the curly brackets and replaces the opening curly with a colon (:) and the closing with ‘end’-whatever. I have to be honest…

Codeigniter: Mixing segment-based URL with querystrings

Codeigniter, by default crafts it’s URL in a search engine friendly format. It uses a segment-based approach and does away with the all familiar querystring format that developers have been using for many years to pass parameters via the URL into their applications.…

Review: Professional Codeigniter

There are currently only two books published about Codeigniter available in the market, one is called CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development and the other is this one I’m reviewing. Having being using Codeigniter for a few simple projects, and really consider myself…

Codeigniter: Helpers, Plugins and Libraries

Having used Codeigniter for a few months now, this framework is really turning out to be a joy. My last post, I talked about how to modify native CI Libraries. With so many published PHP classes and functions, it would be a shame…

CodeIgniter: Extending the native ‘Model’ and make it your own.

Today I took advantage of CodeIgniter’s ability to extend the native libraries, and I was well satisfied that it just works. Let me elaborate, I’m in the process of creating models for my CI project, and realized that certain functions within the models…

CodeIgniter: Organizing views simply

Having been brought up developing PHP using templating systems like Smarty, I’m very used to segmenting my page elements into reusable block, and swapping out blocks of HTML codes, nesting blocks of code within other blocks and so on. Trying my hands at…