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Alex Bilbie's Blog:
MongoDB + CodeIgniter 101 (Part 1)
Apr 15, 2010 @ 13:05:39

In a recent post to his site Alex Bilbie shows how to integrate CouchDB and CodeIgniter to make a simple NoSQL-based application. He helps you through each step of the way - from installation down to working code.

So I’ve decided that I want to properly document my MongoDB exploration and I may as well help others to learn with me. [...] What I’m going to do here in part 1 is install MongoDB, install the PECL PHP extension and just play around a bit.

He installs the latest version of MongoDB from packages and the latest version of the PECL extension to get PHP connected to it. He sets up a basic CodeIgniter install and creates the basic structure of the application. He creates the simple "blog" application (quickly becoming the "hello world" for framework examples) that can take in a title, content and author and add/view the information in the locally running database.

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