Learning About Views in Model View Controller


In the MVC structure we separate out the logic from presentation. The controller which we explained in a prior blog post handles the processing and incoming http requests. The controller is the boss sort to speak. When you make a request to the website, that controller starts making some decisions. It asks, “What is it, that this user needs or wants?”. You tell the controller this, whether knowingly or not, based on the actual URL that you are requesting.…

What are Codeigniter Sessions

Codeigniter comes with a great session class. Sessions in any programming language are what give you the ability to keep track of a user’s state while also tracking their activity. In Codeigniter this session information is stored as a cookie. You also have the option to store this session in a database. That is up to you.

codeigniter sessions

How do I start a session

The great thing about using a framework is that many things are done for you.…

How to Retweet on Twitter

how to retweet

You may laugh at the term retweet since it sounds quite funny but in reality it is a very powerful tool to give someone a plus one, thumbs up, or like sort to speak. To get a lot of retweets would infer you have influence and respect. In the blogging world we like to link to or get linked from other bloggers. It’s a way to share and give credit.…

5 Tips to Grow Your Blog Traffic

There you are, blogging, web building, writing, and creating away at your blog. You’re checking your Google Analytics like a fiend, waiting for that massive surge in traffic like a tidal wave – yet all you see is a few drops of water instead of the flood you’re looking for. We’ve all been there, and it can be a bummer. Let’s take a look at 5 things to turn those droplets into the flood of traffic we desire!…

5 Hashtag Concepts in the World of Twitter

5 Hashtag Concepts in the world of Twitter

The Hashtag Concept

If you’re new to twitter you may have noticed these funky little hashtag pound sign thingies prefixed before terms and words. At first it’s a bit confusing, however very powerful. The idea is straight forward enough, and learning about how to use the hashtag will increase your enjoyment and productivity during your use the social media darling known as twitter.

Here to Categorize

In the search engine world you can type in your search and be provided with all the results related to your search term.…