Kohana 3.0 Beginner s Guide

  • flag Packt
  • student All Levels
  • database book
  • earth English
  • clock 10h 19m


Develop professional web applications with Kohana.

Covered topics:

  • Understand the HMVC architecture
  • Learn Routing and Requesting handling in Kohana
  • Create modules for extending your applications
  • Interact with the Database and ORM classes to provide an object- oriented way of manipulating data
  • Create helper classes to make your code fast to write and easy to use.
  • Troubleshoot and debug your Kohana application
  • Implement security and deployment best practices
  • Migrate from Kohana 2.x or CodeIgniter


Modern web development relies heavily on the ability to rapidly create applications that are reliable^ maintainable^ and scalable. The PHP-based Kohana framework has proven to be one of the best platforms for delivering professional quality applications using a stable framework that allows you to build great web properties while leveraging a rapid development architecture that is both powerful and intuitive. Kohana 3 Beginner’s Guide is the first and only book in the market for learning about this popular and powerful open-source PHP framework. Written with the beginner in mind^ this book walks you through installation and configuration^ then uses a case study site to deliver real world solutions to common web development needs. Beginning with the installation and configuration of the framework^ you are guided through the steps necessary to get up and running^ and are quickly introduced to the basics of Kohana. Using a case study site as an example^ the book illustrates core components of Kohana while showing elegant solutions to real world tasks developers face every day. From working with forms to databases^ interacting with users to deploying applications in the wild^ everything is covered in simple^ easy to understand examples. By the end of this book you will have mastered the core tasks needed to build great web applications using