Setting up FlightPHP to work with Backbonejs

FlightPHP and Backbonejs work well together inherently by design. Even though the two frameworks are written in two different languages and are designed for different tiers in your enterprise application development design, its hard to ignore the ease of integrating the two.. Most Backbone examples you see posted on the Internet involves node.js on the server; which makes sense considering you program both in javascript. However, the most common (and cheapest) hosting on the Internet is shared host PHP hosting. As long as your load is relatively light you can get really great results out of a shared PHP host … Continue reading Setting up FlightPHP to work with Backbonejs

A WhatsMyIP GeoIP Map Site with FlightPHP

FlightPHP is a micro-framework I’ve been tinkering around with lately. Written by Mike Cao, Flight is a small framework of eleven files that offers an elegant solution to routing and JSON API development in PHP. Installation is simpleĀ and Flights’ only requirement is having PHP 5.3 or higher on your host. FlightPHP is released under the MIT license so it’s legal to use in business endeavors without having to worry about major repercussions. I feel it’s fair to mention that I also use two bits of functionality other than the framework from external sources in this example. Firstly, I use geoplugin.com … Continue reading A WhatsMyIP GeoIP Map Site with FlightPHP