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Tico PHP MVC Framework: Framework to implement MVC applications in PHP

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tico 1.13.0Artistic License5HTTP, PHP 5, Libraries, Design Patterns
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This package is a framework to implement MVC applications in PHP.

It provides an application class that has a fluent interface with functions to:

- Define model objects
- Define view objects
- Route HTTP requests that match certain URL patterns to handler functions
- Middleware functions to process details of the current HTTP request like user authentication, user sessions, etc..

The framework can handle all requests from a single application script.

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tico

Tiny, super-simple but versatile quasi-MVC web framework for PHP (v.1.13.0)

see also:

  • ModelView a simple, fast, powerful and flexible MVVM framework for JavaScript
  • tico a tiny, super-simple MVC framework for PHP
  • LoginManager a simple, barebones agnostic login manager for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • SimpleCaptcha a simple, image-based, mathematical captcha with increasing levels of difficulty for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Dromeo a flexible, and powerful agnostic router for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • PublishSubscribe a simple and flexible publish-subscribe pattern implementation for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Importer simple class & dependency manager and loader for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Contemplate a fast and versatile isomorphic template engine for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • HtmlWidget html widgets, made as simple as possible, both client and server, both desktop and mobile, can be used as (template) plugins and/or standalone for PHP, JavaScript, Python (can be used as plugins for Contemplate)
  • Paginator simple and flexible pagination controls generator for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Formal a simple and versatile (Form) Data validation framework based on Rules for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Dialect a cross-vendor & cross-platform SQL Query Builder, based on GrammarTemplate, for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • DialectORM an Object-Relational-Mapper (ORM) and Object-Document-Mapper (ODM), based on Dialect, for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Unicache a simple and flexible agnostic caching framework, supporting various platforms, for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Xpresion a simple and flexible eXpression parser engine (with custom functions and variables support), based on GrammarTemplate, for PHP, JavaScript, Python
  • Regex Analyzer/Composer Regular Expression Analyzer and Composer for PHP, JavaScript, Python

Uses:

  1. Importer class & asset dependency loader
  2. Dromeo versatile pattern router
  3. InTpl simple php templates w/ inheritance
  4. `HttpFoundation` adapted from Symfony's HttpFoundation component

demo (see /demo/index.php)

define('ROOT', dirname(__FILE__));
include(ROOT . '/../tico/Tico.php');

class MyModel
{
    public function getMsg()
    {
        return "Hello";
    }
}

tico('http://localhost:8000', ROOT)
    // some options
    ->option('webroot', ROOT) // default
    ->option('case_insensitive_uris', true) // default
    ->option('views', [tico()->path('/views')])
    /*->option('tpl_render', function($tpl, $data, $viewsFolders) {
        // custom template renderer
        return MyFancyTpl::render($tpl, $data);
    })*/

    //->set('model', new MyModel()) // simple dependency injection container
    ->set('model', function() {
        return new MyModel();
    }) // container supports lazy factory-like functions

    // middleware functionality
    ->middleware(function($next) {

        // eg check if user is authenticated,
        // for example check user cookie and set user var appropriately
        tico()->set('user', tico()->request()->cookies->get('user', 'guest'));
        // start session example (eg native php session)
        $session = new HttpSession(/array(..)/);
        tico()->request()->setSession($session);
        $session->start();
        if (!$session->has('count')) $session->set('count', 0);
        $next();

    })
    ->middleware(function($next) {

        // if this condition is met, abort current request, eg user is not authenticated
        if (('guest'==tico()->get('user')) && ('/hello/foo'==tico()->requestPath()))
            //tico()->redirect(tico()->uri('/hello/bar'), 302);
            tico()->output(
                array('title' => 'Hello!', 'msg' => 'guest'),
                'hello.tpl.php'
            );
        // else pass along
        else
            $next();

    })


    // can handle other ports from same script, as long as handling is directed to this file
    // on :4040 port, '*' means on any port
    ->onPort(4040, function() {

        tico()
            ->on('*', '/', function() {

                tico()->output(
                    array('title' => 'Demo Port Index'),
                    '4040/index.tpl.php'
                );

            })
            ->on(false, function() {

                tico()->output(
                    array(),
                    '4040/404.tpl.php',
                    array('StatusCode' => 404)
                );

            })
        ;

    })

    // can handle subdomains from same script, as long as subdomain handling is directed to this file
    // on "foo." subdomain, '*' means on any subdomain
    ->onSubdomain('foo', function() {

        tico()
            ->on('*', '/', function() {

                tico()->output(
                    array('title' => 'Demo Subdomain Index'),
                    'foo/index.tpl.php'
                );

            })
            ->on(false, function() {

                tico()->output(
                    array(),
                    'foo/404.tpl.php',
                    array('StatusCode' => 404)
                );

            })
        ;

    })

    // on main domain / port
    ->on('*', '/', function() {

        tico()->output(
            array('title' => 'Demo Index'),
            'index.tpl.php'
        );

    })
    ->on(['get', 'post'], '/hello/{:msg}', function($params) {

        $session = tico()->request()->getSession();
        $session->set('count', $session->get('count')+1);
        tico()->output(
            array(
                'title' => 'Hello!',
                'msg' => $params['msg'],
                'count'=> $session->get('count')
            ),
            'hello.tpl.php'
        );

    })
    // group routes under common prefix
    ->onGroup('/foo', function() {

        tico()
            // /foo/moo
            ->on('*', '/moo', function() {
                tico()->output(
                    array(
                        'title' => 'Group Route',
                        'msg' => 'Group Route /foo/moo',
                        'count'=> 0
                    ),
                    'hello.tpl.php'
                );
            })
            // /foo/koo
            ->onGroup('/koo', function() {
                tico()
                    // /foo/koo
                    ->on('*', '/', function() {
                        tico()->output(
                            array(
                                'title' => 'Group Route',
                                'msg' => 'Group Route /foo/koo',
                                'count'=> 0
                            ),
                            'hello.tpl.php'
                        );
                    })
                    // /foo/koo/soo
                    ->on('*', '/soo', function() {
                        tico()->output(
                            array(
                                'title' => 'Group Route',
                                'msg' => 'Group Route /foo/koo/soo',
                                'count'=> 0
                            ),
                            'hello.tpl.php'
                        );
                    })
                ;
            })
        ;

    })
    ->on('*', '/json/api', function() {

        tico()->output(array(
            'param1' => '123',
            'param2' => '456',
            'param3' => '789'
        ), 'json');

    })
    ->on('*', '/download', function() {

        tico()->output(
            tico()->path('/file.txt'),
            'file'
        );

    })
    ->on('*', '/redirect', function() {

        tico()->redirect(tico()->uri('/'), 302);

    })
    ->on(false, function() {

        tico()->output(
            array(),
            '404.tpl.php',
            array('StatusCode' => 404)
        );

    })

    // middlewares are same for main domain and all subdomains and all ports
    ->middleware(function($next) {

        // post process, eg create cache files from response
        if ((200 == tico()->response()->getStatusCode()) && 'text/html'==tico()->response()->headers->get('Content-Type') && !tico()->response()->getFile() && !tico()->response()->getCallback())
        {
            tico()->response()->setContent(tico()->response()->getContent().'<!-- post processed -->');
        }

    }, 'after')

    ->serve()
;
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  Plain text file Tico.php Class Class source

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