This tutorial is intended to introduce you to the CodeIgniter framework and the basic principles of MVC architecture. It will show you how a basic CodeIgniter application is constructed in step-by-step fashion.

  1. In this tutorial, you will be creating a basic news application. You will begin by writing the code that can load static pages. Next, you will create a news section that reads news items from a database. Finally, you’ll add a form to create news items in the database.

  1. This tutorial will primarily focus on:
  2. Model-View-Controller basics
  3. Routing basics
  4. Form validation
  5. Performing basic database queries using “Query Builder”