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Starting off with CodeIgniter

Just finished meeting with MCA fresher. We agreed on using CodeIgniter. He will quickly learn it to the extent required for developing first prototype version using CI user guide and, perhaps, more importantly for the first prototype goal, these two … Continue reading

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Smarty & Codeigniter PHP frameworks

Yuvaraj suggested smarty(simpler) & code igniter(medium mostly used nowadays). Looked up smarty. http://www.smarty.net/about_smarty gives some background. A section in above page states: What is Smarty? Smarty is a template engine for PHP, facilitating the separation of presentation (HTML/CSS) from application … Continue reading

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Which PHP framework to use? – Some browsing results

A friend mentioned Zend but has asked others who are into PHP for more definite info. Another is to get back with info from his friends. Meanwhile I thought I would do some digging up myself by browsing for comparisons. … Continue reading

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Which Rapid PHP framework to use?

I have zero exposure to PHP frameworks. So any help from experienced guys in this area will be greatly appreciated. Did a quick search for Free PHP frameworks. Even if it is not Open Source it does not matter so … Continue reading

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Kick-starting the Spoken English App. software

The first question that popped up was the software development model to be followed. Considering that this is my first volunteer-based software development effort and that we currently have only NS, who is an MCA fresher, I felt that the … Continue reading

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Meeting with MCA fresher on Spoken English App.

Yesterday I had a meeting with the MCA fresher on the Spoken English App. Let me refer to him as NS. After discussion the following seems to be right next steps: Do a web application initially. Android phone app. can … Continue reading

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Started Spoken English Audio Experiment

Today I have started an experiment with a young carpenter here who is also studying B.A. by correspondence. I will refer to him as AR. I copied the audio files of freeenglishnow.com 160 odd mp3 files of total 280 odd … Continue reading

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Mail Exchanges on Spoken English App. till Sept. 9, 2011

Extracts from mail exchanges on this topic with friends and acquaintances of mine and some other(s) from Aug. 2011 end are given below (My input is prefixed with RI): RI: Have you tried out the Nokia English education service http://www.nokia.co.in/support/product_support/ovi-life-tools/how-to/help-and-support/education-service? … Continue reading

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