Blooie: Chat has Changed

Posted 2012-07-24
Category FuelPHP
The last few months have been pretty mad for me. As well as the usual client work for HappyNinjas, I've been flying backwards and forwards to America for various reasons, building business around PyroCMS as it spins off into its own American "LLC", creating a 15-part screencast series for FuelPHP and the most exciting: working on a few startups with friends.

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NinjAuth: The Social Integration Package PHP has been dying for

Posted 2011-09-17
Category FuelPHP

In the past I have never needed to implement oAuth into a PHP project. I have done it in Rails and boy it was easy thanks to OmniAuth. OmniAuth abstracts away so much of the grunt work that it takes about 5 minutes to add a new social network to your site, and 4 of those minutes are spent signing up for the API keys. What options do we have in the world of PHP? A bunch of screwy hacks or provider specific classes like TwitterOAuth. I don't want to hunt down 20 libraries with different methods, I want to get a key, bang it in and go to the pub. Well, now I can!

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FuelPHP - Oil Introduction & Scaffolding

Posted 2011-03-06
Category FuelPHP

Development of FuelPHP has come a long way since Dan and myself started work on the system a few months ago and it's command line utility has progressed amazingly. I spent all of yesterday polishing off this package and now we have Rails-style scaffolding and migrations working perfectly. This video shows off the basic functionality of Oil by running through scaffolding creation and quickly brushing on migration work.

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Introducing FuelPHP

Posted 2011-01-04
Category FuelPHP

FuelPHP has been in development for the last two months but the new PHP 5.3 framework is nearly ready to see the light of day. We're just about to roll out the v1.0.0-beta1 and so far it is holiding up pretty well. Another PHP framework you say? Read this article and I'll try to explain why you should be excited about "yet another framework".

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