Andy Hawthorne is from Coventry in the UK. He is a senior PHP developer by day, and a freelance writer by night, although lately that is sometimes the other way around.

Andy's articles

  1. How to Deploy Your First App to PHP Cloud

    In this article, you’ll set up a CakePHP installation within PHP Cloud. Along the way, you’ll see how to access MySQL, deploy code, and use SFTP from your FTP client to access the application container

  2. How to use Dropbox with SVN or Git for Cloud SCM

    Dropbox is a popular cloud-based storage and backup service. its success can be identified as maintaining a reliable service, and being available on every platform – including mobile ones. In this article, I will explain how Dropbox can be used to manage the source code for small, personal projects. I’ll provide examples using both Git […]

  3. How to Build a CodeIgniter Web App on PHPFog

    PHPFog is a cloud hosting solution for PHP applications. It offers a free shared cloud that includes access to a MySQL database, and the ability to add 3 apps to your account. The main idea behind PHPFog, is that it looks after all the server requirements for you, leaving you free to design and write […]

  4. Pagination with CodeIgniter

    Pagination is useful when displaying a large dataset which might have hundreds results and provides a much nicer user experience. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use CodeIgniter’s pagination library to create a paginated list of results from a MySQL database.