Thomas Myer

Thomas Myer



Sept. 13th, 9am to 12pm CT

This is a 3-hour workshop that covers the basics of CodeIgniter with an emphasis on practical application development.

Participants will get a high-level overview of the framework — models, views, controllers, and extensions and configurations. Class participants will be able to build a very simple CodeIgniter application by the end of the class.

Participants will need to have an understanding of object-oriented PHP before they attend the class.

Topics covered:

  • You'll learn how to install and configure CodeIgniter in 5 minutes or less
  • You'll learn how to create controllers, models, and views
  • You'll learn how to use the basic plugins and libraries for DB access, sessions, creating forms, working with links, cleansing data, and more
  • You'll create a basic model for CRUD (create/revise/update/delete) mechanisms


Sept. 13th, 2pm to 5pm CT

This is a 3-hour workshop that covers the basics of MojoMotor extensions.

MojoMotor is the new publishing platform built on CodeIgniter and published by EllisLab.

Participants will need to have a good understanding of CodeIgniter and OO PHP in order to get anything out of this class.

After a preliminary overview of MojoMotor, workshop will focus on building a basic module/plugin/extension for platform.

Topics covered:

  • You'll learn how to install and configure MojoMotor
  • You'll learn how to create a basic extension for MojoMotor using the provided tools
  • You'll learn how to use common CodeIgniter constructs to make your MojoMotor extension more efficient and secure.

Why Attend?


How Does It Work?

Once you are registered, you will receive a follow-up email to confirm your reservation. Later on, as the event draws near, you will receive a more detailed message, with the full schedule and other helpful information to help you take full advantage of your conference-going experience and plan your day.

On the day of the conference, you will receive an email invitation about 45 minutes before everything starts. Click on the enclosed link to sign in and enter the virtual meeting space. Once you are signed in, you’ll be able to see and hear the presentations as they happen, ask questions as needed and chat with the other attendees if you like!

Technical Specifications: to attend The Summit, you will need a modern web browser (Firefox 1.5, IE 6 & Safari 2 or newer, for example) and a recent version of the Adobe Flash Player. Follow this link to run our system diagnostic (opens in a new window). It will let you know right away which plug-ins, if any, you will need to update before the event.

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