Simple Feedback Form with Agile Toolkit

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011|Beginner tips, Version 4|by Romans|1 Comment

My company produces around 10-20 web projects per year for small companies and web entrepreneurs. Our clients, often business-oriented, are busy chasing investors and winning awards, while we are looking after their Web Software. However interacting with them is very important and we are looking for a better ways to do so.

Since we are developing web-software, why not use that web-software to interact with the client? In this article I am explaining how to go through a steps to develop a simple yet robust feedback system.

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Added Introduction to Agile Toolkit

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011|Beginner tips, Version 4|by Romans|4 Comments

There very significant introduction pages are added. They introduce you to the fundamental concepts of Agile Toolkit, demonstrates some of the UI, JavaScript and MVC goodies.

http://agiletoolkit.org/intro

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New domain name and PHP / Agile Toolkit courses in Dublin

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011|Core changes, Misc, Version 3, Version 4|by Romans|2 Comments

Unfortunately too many can’t remember or spell atk4, so we will be moving to a new domain:

www.agiletoolkit.org

We have been thinking about some new domain for the toolkit as well, but nothing comes to mind, so for time being we will leave it as “Agile Toolkit”. If you have a interesting idea – please share with me, I’d love to hear.

Also — we are looking to start a first courses in Dublin (on Saturdays) on the toolkit, so everyone who can attend — should attend. Courses will be free but I would expect some feedback in return. It would also give me more practice on teaching, so if you are willing to come — leave a note in the comments. I will announce the place on this blog once we secure the place.

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Sneak Peak into Agile Toolkit new website..

Friday, January 28th, 2011|Beginner tips, Core changes, Version 4|by Romans|4 Comments

Agile Toolkit is a new — more efficient way way to build Web Software.

Agile Toolkit is a high-performance PHP framework for UI development with jQuery. High levels of efficiency are achieved because your database and your UI are seamlessly and securely integrated. You achieve more with less code

We are getting ready to unveil our new website for Agile Toolkit. A lot of things are still being written and added, but we decided to share it with readers of this blog.

http://new.atk4.com/

I would love to hear any feedback on the website or in general.

Get in Touch

We are trying to reserve a spot to talk on Bizcamp Newry. http://www.bizcampnewry.com/. This would be our first public talk / announcement. Please follow us on twitter for more updates: http://twitter.com/atk4

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Change proposal for Form Submission

Sunday, January 9th, 2011|Brainstorming, Version 4|by Romans|

Agile Toolkit’s Form implementation comes a long way from probably 2006. There were some changes along the way and currently we are looking to implement a new default way of form submission. Please provide your feedback.

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Getting ready to unveil AgileToolkit.org

Thursday, December 30th, 2010|Core changes, Version 4|by Romans|3 Comments

We are getting ready to launch the new homepage for Agile Toolkit. That’s why I haven’t been doing much posts lately.

Things are going to be very exciting soon, so get ready to put your evangelist cap on.

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Selective view rendering in Web Applications

Sunday, November 7th, 2010|Brainstorming, Version 3, Version 4|by Romans|2 Comments

Today – any desktop software is able to re-draw itself from a callback by operating system. However many Web Frameworks today do not keep track of objects and cannot selectively produce pieces of HTML code.

I believe that ability to have control over objects on HTML pages is very essential to have in the Framework. Here is why:

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Yin and Yang of modern PHP UI Frameworks

Sunday, October 31st, 2010|Beginner tips, Version 3, Version 4|by Romans|2 Comments

I came over this old question on StackOverflow: “Which PHP Framework will get me to a usable UI the fastest?” I couldn’t help but wonder, why people are not aware of all those other PHP UI frameworks? There are few, right? If you google for “php ui” you can find them. Those are more generally referred to as UI toolkits. But why those toolkits are not known in the mainstream?

Why there is a gap between UI toolkits and mainstream frameworks? If UI is Yin and backend is Yang – why can’t they co-exist?

Here is what I think..

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3.9 branched out..

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010|Core changes, Version 3, Version 4|by Romans|

With some up-coming changes in trunk, we have created a stable 3.9 branch. It is not an official release yet, but if you are using trunk, I recommend you to switch.

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Page, View, Controllers – where to put my code?

Thursday, August 19th, 2010|Brainstorming, Core changes, Version 3, Version 4|by Romans|4 Comments

Hi. Few people have had difficulties understanding which approach is better to choose, since so many things can be done in different ways. This post will clarify you regardless where you should put your code.

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