Michael Peacock
Michael Peacock is a web developer from Newcastle, UK and has a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Durham. After meeting his business partner at Durham, he co-founded Peacock Carter, a Newcastle based creative consultancy specializing in web design, web development and corporate identity. Michael loves working on web related projects. When he is not working on client projects, he is often tinkering with a web app of his own. He has been involved with a number of books, having written two books himself (and working on his third): Selling online with Drupal e-Commerce, and Building websites with TYPO3. He has also acted as technical reviewer for two other books: Mobile Web Development, and Drupal Education & E-Learning. You can follow Michael on Twitter.
Tutorials
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    Create a PHP5 Framework - Part 3 200x200
    Now that we've got a basic framework (see part 1 and part 2 of this series), we can start thinking about integrating designs with our PHP framework. For now, we'll concentrate on the front-end design, including how we can make it easy to 'skin' our new framework. Read More…
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    Create a PHP5 Framework - Part 2200x200
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    With the basic structure for our Framework in place, it is time to start adding functionality to it. In this tutorial we will create a template manager and database handler, bringing us a step closer to a powerful Framework fit for use for almost any project. If you haven't already, be sure to review Part 1 of this series first!Read More…
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    Creating a PHP5 Framework - Part 1200x200
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    With websites becoming more and more dynamic and interactive, developers often look to frameworks to help build websites and web apps rapidly. While there are a number of great frameworks available, a custom framework gives you the ability to easily customize the framework as you need, and to build with it even quicker - as you would already know the ins and outs of it before working with it. In this series of tutorials, we are going to build our very own PHP5 Development Framework! Let's start with planning our framework and put the basic structure into place.Read More…