[Phpmyadmin-devel] Revamping phpMyAdmin to utilize MVC architecture

Marc Delisle marc at infomarc.info
Mon Mar 29 16:19:58 CEST 2010

Aaron Maturen a écrit :
> Marc Delisle wrote:
>> My personal reaction to your proposal: unless your are a super-coder,
>> wanting to convert all phpMyAdmin to MVC is too ambitious for 12 weeks.
>> Also, even if you *can* do it, how do we blend your project with other
>> students' projects?
> Thanks Marc, 
> Do you see a possible conversion to MVC in the future for pma? If thats
> the  case, I've seen some proposals for integrating a template system (ie
> smarty) which is pretty close to what the view is. If thats the case the
> main thing to be done for MVC is the model which would be restructuring 
> pma's business logic with OOP. If it's done with the adapter design pattern
> it could easily slide into back into pma to work with everything. PHP wouldn't
> know anything was different when calling all the methods. 
> If there is a template system integrated with pma, and we Object Orient the 
> logic, then the final step to MVC would be the controller and getting them 
> to talk correctly, which I would be more than happy to continue working on 
> after this summer. 
> In your opinion would this be more feasible as a summer project? And what is
> your ultimate goal for the structure of pma?

There is no definite plan about the ultimate structure of phpMyAdmin; 
however as you can see in the ideas list [0], templating and MVC are not 

[0] http://wiki.phpmyadmin.net/pma/GSoC_2010_Ideas_List

Marc Delisle

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