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FuelPHP Application Development Blueprints by Sébastien Drouyer

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Building your first application

Now that we had a quick overview of the FuelPHP framework, let's build our first tiny application.

Suppose that you are a zoo manager and you want to keep track of the monkeys you are looking after. For each monkey, you want to save the following:

  • Its name
  • If it is still in the zoo
  • Its height
  • A description input where you can enter custom information

You want a very simple interface with the following five major features:

  • You want to create a new monkey
  • You want to edit existing ones
  • You want to list all monkeys
  • You want to view a detailed file for each monkey
  • You want to delete monkeys from the system

The preceding five major features, very common in computer applications, are part of the Create, Read, Update and Delete

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