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CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development by David Upton

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Chapter 6. Simplifying Sessions and Security

Enough theory! Now let's begin to write our own application. In this chapter, we'll outline an application that we're going to build, and we'll look at one of the basic questions affecting any website i.e. session management and security.

In this chapter, we'll see:

  • How to make your pages secure

  • How to use CI's sessions class

Starting to Design a Practical Site with CI

We've looked at the CI welcome page and seen how it's built up by a controller file and a view file. That's the equivalent of 'hello world'.

Once upon a time, hobby sites written by amateurs used open-source code and were often regarded as inferior to large 'enterprise' sites written by teams of programmers using complex procedures.

The landscape ...

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