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How to check CodeIgniter version


If you're taking over an existing project you will likely need to know what exact version of CodeIgniter that you're using. This will help you determine which user guide to view, what features you can expect to have, and more. This article will take a look at a couple of different methods.

Do you have access to the command line?

If you can get to the command line for the project then the first thing you can try is to see what version of CodeIgniter 4 you might be running. At this point, version 4 has been out for…

Integrating an interactive REPL in CodeIgniter 4 Apps


Sometimes you just need to drop to a command line and explore your application interactively. A REPL will allow you to do just that by providing an interactive cli that knows about your application.

What is a REPL?

A REPL is basically a console for your application. It stands for Read - Eval - Print loop, meaning that it takes the commands you give it, evaluates the code, and outputs the result. This means that most anything that you can do in your application you can explore in the REPL.

What is it good for?

I find these…