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February 23, 20125 years ago

How to convince a client to use a web development framework?

Take a piece of functionality, preferably not very complicated, yet not very simple. Ask him how much time did it take to implement it - and create same functionality with your preferate framework, at least twice faster. That should be enough. Read more

February 23, 20125 years ago

Why Yii?

Last time I was talking about how great CodeIngniter is. Still if you've tried both CI and Yii you might find few notable advantages over against CI:

- enough module-based architecture - much better work with views/layouts/partials/widgets - more advanced ORM/ActiveRecord/ActiveForm - more necessary core-in functionality: commands, migrations & etc

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February 23, 20125 years ago

CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is one of best frameworks available, as long as you are not building a big, really big project.

It will easily introduce you to the MVC paradigm, has a small footprint and great documentation. Moreover, it is backed-by an active company, a large community and just a couple of days ago released a brand new community-driven fork. Read more

January 31, 20125 years ago

Before you buy it, Flubit!

Currently I am working in a very cool environment for a company called Flubit Limited, an eCommerce start up based in East London.

As senior developer and project manager, my role here is to develop, plan, manage, test and launch various features:

- from enabling the Java Script front end interface to programming the various functions of the website in PHP OOP
- from research solutions to the implementations of the technologies that will enable the scaling of the applications (like using Sphinx for better, faster MySQL usage)
- from innovating and planning of new functions for the Flubit platform to developing to implementation...