Junal on the run

Cake scaffolding vs CodeIgniter scaffolding .

Posted on: November 3, 2007

This time I’m serious about CI. I gave a lazy effort for this framework as a result I couldn’t go so far with it. Anyways I found CI’s scaffolding is better than Cake’s scaffolding.

In cake Once you add this variable called $scaffold in your controller it gives an idea about early parts of development of your application.

Example:  <?php

class YourController extends AppController

{

var $scaffold;

}

?>

But what if you forget to take it off before you up the project in real server and somebody guesses your URL? Well certainly scaffolfding has edit and delete option right. So it’s not secured I guess.

I like how CodeIgniter is dealing with scaffolding. Almost same but there is an option for you to set secured scaffolding. You have a secret word option which will be set here:

application/config/routes.php in CI like this

$route ['scaffolding_trigger'] = ' sewt '; //assume your secret word is “sewt”

So now use your scaffolding in the controller

<?php
class YourController extends Controller {

function Test()
{
parent::Controller();

$this->load->scaffolding(‘table_name’);
}
}
?>

To see this scaffolding you have to follow this URL path:

http://www.your-site.com/index.php/YourController/sewt/.

Isn’t it better eh?

2 Responses to "Cake scaffolding vs CodeIgniter scaffolding ."

The only trouble with CI’s “scaffolding” is it’s not true scaffolding… Just gives you a temporary interface for CRUD stuff and can’t be used in a production environment.

I like CI, but don’t know why they didn’t make it so it could actually *generate* the scaffolding for permanent use or to build upon (as Cake and Rails do)…

He is right. In my opinion scaffolding in CI is not a true scaffolding comparing it to Cake’s. With Cake it automates everything which makes it outstanding and easy to use. Also the part when you forgot to take it off when uploading it is a manageable problem simply because you can just comment it out or remove it after.

Plus is you do have your views and stuff before uploading it you can immediately see if you have failed to remove it or not.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

View Junal Rahman's profile on LinkedIn
Subscribe to me on FriendFeed

Follow Me on Twitter

Archives

My photos

Downtown, Ottawa

Dream

Jasper, AB

Jasper, AB

Banff, AB

Folkfest, Bangladesh Pavilion Saskatoon

Lovely Sky

Stunt bikers on summer festival, Saskatoon

More Photos

Blog Stats

  • 420,271 hits
%d bloggers like this: