Object-Oriented MVC Web Programming

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012|Beginner tips, Misc|by Romans|4 Comments

After I have personally whitened the transformation of computer industry with unification of User Interfaces (by Mac and Windows) which is possible through use of Object-Oriented programing techniques. Object-Oriented programming offers many powerful tools to a skilled developer. Similarly Model-View-Controler concept have proved to be easy to understand and use. Unfortunately the typical MVC implementation is not very object-oriented.

If you combine object-oriented principles with Model-View-Controller paradigm properly, this will result in a much more efficient web development environment. In this article I explain object-oriented principles can be combined with MVC paradigm.

NOTE: I am the author and maintainer of Agile Toolkit. Me and my colleagues have built Agile Toolkit according to the principles I describe here. This article, however, is for promoting the fundamental ideas. If you would like to see a fully-practical implementation of Object-Oriented MVC, read introduction to Agile Toolkit. You are also welcome to implement ideas described here in your favourite programming language / framework / development environment or simply extend your out-look and expand your vision of Software Development.

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Migration from 4.1.3 to 4.2 (by Jancha / Ambient Technologies)

Saturday, June 16th, 2012|Beginner tips, Verison 4.2|by Romans|

Janis Volbergs and his web development company (Ambient Technologies) have been one of early adopters and supporters of Agile Toolkit. He have been using it before first 4.0 versions even went public year and a half ago. Recently Janis have started his own blog, where he shares some of his own experiences with Agile Toolkit.

In his last blog post Janis is explaining his experience in migrating from 4.1 to 4.2 and all the necessary changes he had to make for one of his internal applications. Read the full blog on his blog: Migrating from Agile Toolkit 4.1.3 to 4.2 master branch. Notes.

Update: Today there is a new post looking into details how to best use list-type fields: dropdown, checkbox lists and radio buttons along with some screenshots.

Please help me encourage Janis in writing more blog posts. I would certainly be interested in hearing about the Content Management System he have built.

Which PHP Framework is the fastest?

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012|Uncategorized|by Romans|18 Comments

This question is often asked, but is never answered properly. So how to measure framework speed? Let me also explain why “scalability” is more important than general “performance”.
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