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Category: CodeIgniter

Ideas for Web Applications

Every once or twice in a 4 month term, I get a sudden rush of inspiration and ideas for cool things to take on as projects. This term at Mozilla there has been a lot of exposure with open sourcing, scraping the web for data and software tooling and automation. This lapse of ideas mostly […]

Release Readiness Dashboard
Groups of Queries

One of the key requirements for the Release Readiness Dashboard was to have multiple widgets of information. Each widget was to contain visuals for at least one data set. In addition, there was also a need for a numeric view that only displays the current count in cases when a view of historic data is […]

Release Readiness Dashboard
Running with the Train

Simply put, the release readiness dashboard is an overview of various versions of Mozillian products Firefox, Fennec, and Firefox OS. It provides a trend (or current number) of the various kinds of bugs that the release management team cares about when determining whether or not a particular version is on track to be ready before […]

Why I picked CodeIgniter over Laravel 4

Every web artist and artisan knows how awesome Laravel4 is by now. Blade templating, Object relational mapping, routing, built-in restful controllers? Sweeet. Having developed with CodeIgniter before, Laravel 4 was the coolest web thing ever when I first got to play around with it. I even wrote a 12 page academic report about how awesome […]