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Gergy.co.uk

The site is being moved to CodeIgniter

Currently, this site is run on a custom home-made "Framework" API. It's loosely MVC, because I don't really edit the front-end and back-end concurrently that often.

It's recently been pointed out to me that it's not ideal to do this, for obvious security and performance reasons. Full frameworks often feature unrivialled security practices and have incredible PHP performance numbers for the functionality that they come with. So I decided to use on for this site. It looks better in terms of ability; Being able to properly use a framework is in itself a skill.

With all the frameworks available, I decided to use CodeIgniter. It's incredibly powerful and full featured, and is structured really well internally - with little configuration and simple and clean documentation. I did use Codeigniter a while ago, but it's changed greatly since then.

So yeah, you can check the progress of this particular project over on the development site here. It mirrors this site in terms of looks - but is a completely different project with it's own database etc.

~SG