I want a web front end to allow people to generate maps using this renderer. When I did this for my townguide program I just built a very simple php based web interface.
Ideally I would like things like user authentication though, which would mean writing a lot of code to go with it.
The CodeIgniter framework goes some way to this by providing an interface to sessions etc, but there is still quite a bit of boilerplate code to write to produce the database interface.
The CodeIgniter / Bonfire application seems to solve this by providing:
- Roles based authentication.
- Modular structure (this was an issue I had with codeigniter - you ended up with code scattered in different places).
- A really neat module builder function that produces a basic module with database interface for you to build on.
I am just trying to get the hang of using bonfire now - I have had a few issues with installing modules based on the module builder code - will write up how to do this once I have it working...