Category Archives: tutorials

[LINUX NOTES] Take your shell with you everywhere – we all SCREEN for I SCREEN

This week I’ll improve my usage of screen and look up byobu too. Here are some reasons why. TABS IN THE COMMAND LINE Modern browsers have used us to the concept of tabs. Interactive web sites are full of tabs. … Continue reading

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Objects in frameworks – those who get the work done – CodeIgniter notes

I’ve been working with CodeIgniter quite a bit lately, so I thought I’d record what I learn and share some of it too. Most of all I’ve been using a lot of objects. CodeIgniter 2 is very interesting in that … Continue reading

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MIT 600 part 3a: Iteration, Successive Approximation and Exhaustive Enumeration

Computer programs calculate answers to all kinds of questions. How do they do it? It may look obvious or very mysterious, depending on whether you have already “entered” the logic of computer programming. Once you are in, it’s hard to … Continue reading

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A 5 rule checklist for web developer internship survival

Finally I’m an intern! A web developing intern! So I’m learning the web and the development on one hand, but also how to be an intern, the best one I can be. Basically, the story is that about a year … Continue reading

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Django, CakePHP and CodeIgniter, part 3: Models, data, relationships and foreign keys

I have written this post to annotate something I have been studying – which is how do I use Django, CakePHP and CodeIgniter to create database tables for my web application. This approach, especially the comparative aspect, has made it … Continue reading

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Frameworks part 2: server talks to framework – mod_php, mod_wsgi and friends

What happens behind the scenes when you unpack the web framework, like Django, CakePHP or CodeIgniter, which we did in this previous post, and you see the welcome message in your browser? How does the server get the framework to … Continue reading

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Django vs. CakePHP vs. CodeIgniter part 1 : downloading – planting the framework tree

I’m studying and comparing web frameworks (Django for Python and CakePHP and CodeIgniter for PHP). This series of posts describes what I learn from it. http://www.djangoproject.com/ | http://cakephp.org/ | http://codeigniter.com/ In part 1, I’ll be writing about tutorials and initial … Continue reading

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