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We all know that Views in Backbone are really Controllers in the MVC pattern; and to maximize our separation attempt, we should be using templates. This is luckily offered within the Underscore framework, amongst other things.

To begin, we'll start with the actual markup templates - these will be surrounded by script tags, and defined as a template type. And don't worry, I'll give you examples after explaining each part. Here's the first:

jon | April 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

If you're looking for a way to execute a bit of code before it actually runs the module/action, then you're in the right place. The first thing is that it's not actually called a preDispatch, as it is referred to in Zend. Having a Zend background myself, this got me a bit confused, as there was nothing linking the 2, when doing a search in Google.

The 2 main things we'll look at are the preExecute and the filters.

jon | April 27, 2010 | Comments (1)

In this tutorial, I'm going to go through the process of setting up a Symfony project on a shared host (CPanel). I was unfortunately faced with this same problem, but was lucky enough to find the answers (after quite a bit of searching), so I thought an article would be in order. This article will also assume that you already have a database setup, with data in it.

jon | April 27, 2010 | Comments (0)

The Zend Config component is mainly used to access configuration files, but can also be customized to suit many different situations.

In this article I'll be going through an example of how you can extend Zend_Config and customize it to your liking (or my liking in this case). You'll also need to know (or should know) a little bit about the Zend Framework to understand what I'm talking about, and how to fit it into your projects.

jon | April 27, 2010 | Comments (1)