Tag Archives: CodeIgniter

On Versioning Local Packages Like node_modules and sparks

A recent trend in package management is to install packages locally to an application. Composer for PHP is doing it by default, npm for node.js is doing it by default, and a few others are following along. You know who did that schnazz before both of them? GetSparks. Yep, the GetSparks team did it before […]

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GetSparks.org Beta Released, Big Changes

Note: CodeIgniter Reactor 2.0.2 has a bug in it’s core Loader class that breaks package config file loading (and sparks, sadly). It’s recommended that you use 2.0.1 OR the latest at https://bitbucket.org/ellislab/codeigniter-reactor OR make the following change in your 2.0.2 installation: https://bitbucket.org/ellislab/codeigniter-reactor/changeset/c461483c8ca0 . The last option is the best. It took a month longer than […]

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CodeIgniter/PHP + IIS + MySQL + MSSQL: It Works!

There are a lot of people out there who call themselves “LAMP” developers — short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. That’s the standard configuration for production PHP applications. Recently, I ended up having to build a CodeIgniter application on Windows, IIS, Mysql+MS-SQL, and PHP. Sound like there are bound to be issues? You bet, and […]

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Enable Site-Wide Profiling With CodeIgniter

A very cool part of CodeIgniter is its ability to give you the ‘profiling’ information for page loads. That is, if you add: $this->output->enable_profiler(true); In your controller before you load a view, CodeIgniter will give you information regarding how fast the page loaded, how many SQL queries executed, the content of each query, and the […]

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