New Karaoke Catalogue

Hey, I just developed a karaoke catalogue. It show’s you how to use the amazing possibilities of big data and open data on how to put different content sources together and get a more or less powerfull application. I will enhance the app a little bit more within the next days! If you have any ideas for the karaoke catalogue pls. let me know! Actually I will build in some more functionalities to collaborate and enhance the data quality of some of the sources that I access in the background. If you are interested in the technologies I used for this catalogue, pls. drop me a note! Cheers Philipp KARAOKECATALOGUE

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Setup basic yii2 application

As your environment should be up and running. It’s time to get your first yii2 page to live! 😉 The easiest way – and which is described perfectly here: https://github.com/yiisoft/yii2-app-basic As some of the details on how to setup this can change and are always the latest on the link above. I will not any details here. If you have questions about it, of course you are welcome to ask me here! After I went through the install procedure, to ensure it’s really that simple… Here are some additional notes I have to share, as it will make life easier. 1. As version management is not only “cool” it’s although… Read More

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Prepare your system

Before you can start using the framework with it’s full features, you need to setup the basement to run it on. The easiest way to do so, is to use the xampp-installer from the apachefriends which can be found on their website: https://www.apachefriends.org/de/index.html Their you will find a complete set of tutorials and instructions on how to setup the enviroment. As Yii2 requieres a PHP version above 5.4.x you should take care that you are using one of the latest packages for your system. As all my examples are based upon using a relational database management engine – MYSQL – pls. install the “Service/Server” too! After you have done this,… Read More

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Introduction to yii2

Hello World! In the next weeks/months I will post a series about how to use the new yii2 php framework from the point of view of a economist. To be honest, I write code since a view years, but always under the aspect of building apps, that are simple, do their work and I can charge money for them. I don’t know enough about program paradigms (maybe :)) to judge the way of different implementations. So I only have one criteria for me “It’s simple and I can understand it!” So if you don’t wanna think about technical stuff and you wanna get fast results, read my upcoming posts and… Read More

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