Category: plugin development

How We Built EQCSS & Why You Should Try Building Your Own Polyfills Too

The Backstory In 2013, I was creating the frontend of a responsive web app that had a lot of data to display. I had done a lot of responsive design using @media queries, but as I found myself trying to re-use components from one layout in another layout, I wished I could make my responsive breakpoints correspond to th...

Drunk with the Power of Composer Plugins

Composer is the sharpest tool in the toolbox of the modern PHP developer. The days of manual dependency management are in the distant past, and in their place we have wonderful things like Semver. Things that help us sleep at night, because we can update our dependencies without smashing rocks together. Even though we...

OctoberCMS CRUD – Building a Team/Project Management Plugin

So far, we covered different aspects of OctoberCMS. This is a follow up article to discover how to use OctoberCMS for CRUD applications and take a detailed view at how to work with models, relations and controllers. Let’s get started. Requirements I will assume you already know how to set up a working installation o...