The TutsPlus.com site has published the latest tutorial in their "Building Your Startup" series that walks you through the creation of an application (a meeting planner) using the Yii2 framework. In this latest post they start on the reminders integration used to notify attendees of upcoming meetings.
his tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Envato Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my Meeting Planner app as a real-life example. Every step along the way, I'll release the Meeting Planner code as open-source examples you can learn from. I'll also address startup-related business issues as they arise.
In this two-part series, I'll describe how we built the infrastructure for reminders and their delivery. This episode will focus on the infrastructure and user experience behind configuring reminders.
They start off by talking about the goals for the reminders and how they'll integrate with the current Meeting Planner system. With that settled the article shows you how to:
- set up the "reminders" table in the database
- set up reminders for new and existing users
- linking them to meetings
- adding code to handle the creation of new reminders
This is all setting the application up for the next part in the series where they'll use this structure (and some additional functionality) to allow users to create the reminders via the UI.