Announcing Equip Framework

Last summer the development team at When I Work started to develop an open source framework that would be the basis for future projects and provide a migration path from our aging Kohana codebase to something more modern. Originally we called it Spark. While we liked the idea of "starting…

Configuration in Spark

Building on my last post about dependency injection I thought it would useful to talk configuring Auryn within the context of Spark. Basic Configuration The default configuration of Spark is in web/index.php. If you were to add configuration for PDO the easiest thing to do would be: $injector…

A simple REST application with Spark

What is Spark? Spark is a PSR-7 micro-framework that implements the Action Domain Responder pattern created by @pmjones. ADR can be summarized as a "clean code" version of MVC, with specific differences that help us achieve SOLID principles. Install Spark This assumes that you already have Composer installed. $ composer create-project…