Tag Archives: CakePHP

Django, CakePHP and CodeIgniter, part 4: the Model-View-Controller or Model-Template-View interactions

I’m back in the world of frameworks. So, I’m continuing the series, restarting from the very basics, and that would clearly be the model-view-controller pattern. This post is not a brilliant triple tutorial which explains in great synthesis everything you … 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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No More Static Web Sites (learning from mistakes #1)

I’ve said it to my nephew, I can say it to myself as well: one must learn from one’s mistakes. And  in this case my mistake was to think that it makes sense to try to make a static website … Continue reading

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