How to use CodeIgniter to prevent malicious SQL injections

Should you escape input when using CodeIgniters active record class? Do you need to worry about MySQL injection vulnerabilities when using CodeIgniter? Yes, yes you do. It is of course good security practice. To escape your data before submitting it into your database. CodeIgniter provides three helpful methods. Which are part of it’s database library […]

Why you shouldn’t use the CodeIgniter PHP framework… directly

There is a lot of discussion about which is the “Best PHP framework” and there are many good ones to choose from Laravel, Symfony, CodeIgniter, CakePHP, Yii, to name a few off the top of my head. ┬áThere are many different answers about which may be “best” depending on your needs and the use case. […]