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CodeIgniter for Rapid PHP Application Development by David Upton

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Chapter 15. Resources and Extensions

Well, we've looked at CI pretty thoroughly, and I hope you're impressed. We've also developed some of our own code in the process. I'm sure when you looked at some of my code, you started thinking "I could write that better…". Everyone has their own style, and CI allows you a lot of freedom.

The CI Community is full of people who write good code, and luckily many of them are prepared to make it available free of charge to the rest of us. So there's a lot of code out there that may save you a lot of work. If, to take one example, you want to create dynamic graphs of data drawn from your database, you could sit down and write the code yourself, but in fact, at least three people have already tackled this problem, ...

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