Archive

November 2009

Managing stable and unstable branches in Git

Posted 2009-11-30
Category Git
Stable and unstable branches mean that while you work on a new version of your software, you maintain the current version by working on bug-fixes and small tweaks. Find out how to achieve this using Git.

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Give CodeIgniter's Parser library more kick with Dwoo

Posted 2009-11-23
Category CodeIgniter
Dwoo is a PHP based templating engine aimed as a replacement for Smarty 2.x using similar and alternative syntax. This implementation basically overrides the logic of the default parser with this more powerful system.

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Send iPhone notifications from CodeIgniter

Posted 2009-11-21
Category CodeIgniter

Most web-applications currently use automated e-mail's to let an administrator know someting is going on and some applications use Twitter. Why not use iPhone Push Notifications to get an alert to you immediately without having to check a thing?

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Goodbye Matchbox, Hello Modular Separation

Posted 2009-11-19
Category CodeIgniter
I've been using Matchbox in one of its many forms for several years - almost as long as I have been using CodeIgniter - and it got to the point where I could not use CodeIgniter without it. After all this time an alternative has come along with all Matchbox's features and more.

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When this developer designs

Posted 2009-11-18
For far too long this blog felt tainted. It's quality diminished by using a free design from Free CSS Templates. Well no more, I have finally had a crack at designing and after a few horrendous iterations I have something that I am happy with.

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