Archive

May 2009

Debugging ActiveRecord queries in CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-05-29
Category CodeIgniter
When you have an ActiveRecord call that just will not work, it can be a pain. To save asking questions on the CodeIgniter forums that you could answer yourself, try these steps.

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PyroCMS reaches v0.9.5

Posted 2009-05-28
Category PyroCMS
PyroCMS reaches its nearly final stage. This release took care of many bugs known in v0.9.2 and has while it has not added in many amazing new features, it has improved the existing ones considerably.

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How to: Develop a new module for PyroCMS

Posted 2009-05-27
Category PyroCMS

I noticed a few people hitting this site after searching for "add new module to pyrocms". Well, here is how.

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Build your own VPS in the cloud

Posted 2009-05-22
Category Linux
After getting fed up with a clunky old VPS running a borked copy of CentOS 5 I decided I wanted more control, a better OS, cheaper running costs and better reliability. Watch my screencast on how to set up an Ubuntu 8.04 cloud web server to serve your content over the web.

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CodeIgniter & Canonical links

Posted 2009-05-19
Category CodeIgniter
I have recently starting using Google Analytic's to track this web-site and as such I have suddenly started to care about improving its SEO while creating Google Analytic friendly URL's.

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Access CodeIgniter helpers from Smarty templates

Posted 2009-05-17
Category CodeIgniter
Smarty by default has lots of useful functions - or modifiers - to help you modify your Smarty variables. Using this modifier, you can access any CodeIgniter helper in your view files.

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Tips for a Subversion addict learning Git

Posted 2009-05-11
Category Git
I have been using Subversion for years and have come to know it like the back of my hand. Recently I began using Git and it was a much trickier transition than I had expected. Now I have finally found my feet with the basics of Git I thought I should take the time to explain my main points of confusion during the learning stage and give you a few things to look out for.

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PyroCMS - an open source CodeIgniter CMS

Posted 2009-05-07
Category PyroCMS
Finally my CMS is ready for the world. PyroCMS is a modular content management system built with CodeIgniter with speed and efficiency in mind.

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