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Recordings: CodeIgniter + MojoMotor Workshops - The Online, Live Workshops for CodeIgniter and MojoMotor

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Why an Online Workshop?

  • Attending a conference online means no travel hassle!
  • Bring the experts live to your desktop!
  • Time spent on the road is better spent instead with family, friends or in the office!
  • Sessions are developed to dive deeper into the material!
  • Ask questions directly to the speakers!
  • Can't make it the day of the conference? Watch the recordings whenever you want!

About The CodeIgniter + MojoMotor Workshops

Join Thomas Myer for 6 hours of focused, in-depth instruction! Spend the morning working with CodeIgniter, a powerful framework for PHP, and discover efficient ways to create and deploy apps. In the afternoon, you’ll have a chance to get your feet wet with MojoMotor, EllisLab’s newest quick-to-deploy and easy-to-use publishing engine:

  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Introduction to CodeIgniter with Thomas Myer
  • 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. MojoMotor Module Development with Thomas Myer

NOTE that all times are in Central Time. (Time zone converter) Schedule subject to change. All presentations will be roughly 45 minutes long with an additional 10 minutes for questions and answers, then a five-minute break while we get ready for the next speaker. 

How Does an Online Conference Work?

Once you are registered, you will receive a follow-up email to confirm your reservation. Later on, as the event draws near, you will receive a more detailed message, with the full schedule and other helpful information to help you take full advantage of your conference-going experience and plan your day.

On the day of the workshops, you will receive an email invitation about 45 minutes before everything starts. Click on the enclosed link to sign in and enter the virtual meeting space. Once you are signed in, you’ll be able to see and hear the presentations as they happen, ask questions as needed and chat with the other attendees if you like!

Technical Specifications: to attend the workshops, you will need a modern web browser (Firefox 1.5, IE 6 & Safari 2 or newer, for example) and a recent version of the Adobe Flash Player. Follow this link to run our system diagnostic (opens in a new window). It will let you know right away which plug-ins, if any, you will need to update before the event.

Still have questions? We don’t blame you. Contact us at if there’s anything else you’d like to know.

About Our Speakers

Thomas Myer

Thomas Myer

Thomas Myer is a technical book author, consultant, and developer. He spends most of his time working on PHP projects (particularly CodeIgniter, ExpressionEngine, WordPress, and MojoMotor) but is also known to dabble in Python, Perl, and Objective-C projects.

Follow Thomas on twitter (if you dare) as @myerman. Don't forget to check out for more on Triple Dog Dare Media, which he founded in 2001.

Thomas currently lives in Austin, TX with wife Hope and dogs Kafka and Marlowe.

Christopher Schmitt

Christopher Schmitt (your emcee)

The founder of Heat Vision, a small new media publishing and design firm, Christopher is an award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993. As a sought-after speaker and trainer, Christopher regularly demonstrates the use and benefits of practical standards-based designs. He is Co-Lead of the Adobe Task Force for the Web Standards Project (WaSP) in addition to being a contributing member of its Education Task Force

Author of numerous Web design and digital imaging books, including Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites and CSS Cookbook, Christopher has also written for New Architect Magazine, A List Apart, Digital Web, and Web Reference.

Online: | twitter | facebook | flickr

About The Sessions

Introduction to CodeIgniter

by Thomas Myer

This is a 3-hour workshop that covers the basics of CodeIgniter with an emphasis on practical application development.

Participants will get a high-level overview of the framework — models, views, controllers, and extensions and configurations.

Class participants will be able to build a very simple CodeIgniter application by the end of the class.

Participants will need to have an understanding of object-oriented PHP before they attend the class.


  • You'll learn how to install and configure CodeIgniter in 5 minutes or less
  • You'll learn how to create controllers, models, and views
  • You'll learn how to use the basic plugins and libraries for DB access, sessions, creating forms, working with links, cleansing data, and more
  • You'll create a basic model for CRUD (create/revise/update/delete) mechanisms

MojoMotor Module Development

by Thomas Myer

This is a 3-hour workshop that covers the basics of MojoMotor extensions.

MojoMotor is the new publishing platform built on CodeIgniter and published by EllisLab. Participants will need to have a good understanding of CodeIgniter and OO PHP in order to get anything out of this class.

After a preliminary overview of MojoMotor, workshop will focus on building a basic module/plugin/extension for platform.


  • You'll learn how to install and configure MojoMotor
  • You'll learn how to create a basic extension for MojoMotor using the provided tools
  • You'll add a control panel extension to your module so it can be configured by site administrators
  • You'll learn how to use common CodeIgniter constructs to make your MojoMotor extension more efficient and secure.

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