Learn expert CodeIgniter techniques using Packt's new CodeIgniter book
05/10/2010

“CodeIgniter 1.7 Professional Development” is a new book from Packt that will help readers become CodeIgniter experts with professional tools, techniques and extended libraries. It will teach them to create mini-applications, CodeIgniter Libraries as well as to utilize third-party APIs. Furthermore, by using this book, the readers will also be able to secure their application using CodeIgniter's built-in functionality and will be able to create a CodeIgniter application of any size with confidence, ease, and speed.

Online PR News – 10-May-2010 – – Packt is pleased to announce a new book CodeIgniter 1.7 Professional Development that will help readers become CodeIgniter experts with professional tools, techniques and extended libraries. Written by Adam Griffiths, this book will enable readers to create CodeIgniter Libraries to minimize code bloat and allow for easy transitions across multiple projects. Additionally, readers will learn expert CodeIgniter techniques and move beyond the realms of the User Guide with this book.
CodeIgniter is a powerful open source web application framework built for PHP coders, who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full-featured dynamic websites with PHP. Its goal is to enable users to develop projects much faster by providing a rich set of libraries for commonly needed tasks, as well as a simple interface and logical structure to access these libraries.
CodeIgniter 1.7 Professional Development will teach users how to build large-scale applications and web services, how to release code to the community, and much more. The book starts off by introducing the framework and its installation on the web server or a local machine and then goes on to explain how to create a CodeIgniter application of any size with confidence, ease, and speed. Users will also become well-versed with CodeIgniter through practical applications by using this book.

With this book, developers will learn the Model-View-Controller design pattern to structure their code and to create more readable and maintainable queries using the Active Record implementation. They will also be able to secure their application using CodeIgniter's built-in functionality. Additionally, the developers will learn to create extended Controllers, group functionality into multiple Controllers and techniques to scale CodeIgniter over multiple servers.

A step-by-step, practical guide with examples and screenshots, this book is ideal for professional, freelance as well as just-for-fun developers, who wish to use CodeIgniter and have a good working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming techniques. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/codeigniter-1-7-professional-development/book