Codeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

Codeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

In a previous blog post I talked about building a custom CMS, that allowed us to manage data that was displaying in a mobile app. I managed to get a basic version of the CMS up and running. We had been using it for a good 12 months to manage the data without too many … Read moreCodeigniter – Extending One Install To Handle Multiple Sites

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Spending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

Making the most of my downtime working on side projects I may have mentioned in a previous blog post, I’ve been put on reduced hours. I’m down to a 3 day week. It’s not all bad. Apart from all the extra time to work on our house and be out in the gardens. I’ve been … Read moreSpending My Time Working on Side Hustles and Other Projects

BDD Is The New King. TDD Is Dead, Long Live BDD

Long Live BDD

I was first introduced to the BDD framework in April 2016. Thought it was brilliant and been have using the framework in my projects ever since. It is a great way to design a piece of software “on paper” as it were. Then code against this design to make sure you are building “the right … Read moreBDD Is The New King. TDD Is Dead, Long Live BDD

Feature Switching – Toggle off Your Production Headaches

Feature Switching

I have worked in numerous businesses over the years. On many different types of projects from Windows apps, all the way through to popular service based websites. Each business had a different process to update new code and get features into their production environments. Some processes were easier to get code live that others. One … Read moreFeature Switching – Toggle off Your Production Headaches

Proof of Concept Website – Umbraco Cloud On Azure

Umbraco cloud

Umbraco Cloud Hosting on Microsoft Azure I was asked to research two technologies I had a keen interest in, to see if they could work together and be used as the basis of an Enterprise Solution for a big client. It had been decided an Umbraco cloud website running on Azure should be used as … Read moreProof of Concept Website – Umbraco Cloud On Azure

Quickly Deploy An API – Using Apigility

Quickly Deploy an API

In a previous blog post I discussed building a custom CMS for a business a few friends and I had started (the business is still going, you can find our website here). The development of our CMS had gone well. I managed to get the CMS live and our business was using it to populate the database. Now, I … Read moreQuickly Deploy An API – Using Apigility

Building a Custom CMS – Using Codeigniter

Building a Custom CMS

Many projects or products nowadays require you to manage data on a day to day basis. With many “off the shelf products” helping you do this. What happens if you need to build a custom CMS for your project? Tailoring the solution to work exactly as you would like. There a so many things that … Read moreBuilding a Custom CMS – Using Codeigniter