Codeigniter was created by EllisLab, and is now a project of the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
CodeIgniter is a powerful PHP MVC framework with a very small footprint; it is powering the next generation apps, built for developers who need a simple and elegant toolkit to create full featured web applications.
Codeigniter is an open source MVC PHP framework which is use for web application development for dynamic applications with PHP.
MVC is design pattern means how to manage code. MVC is very suitable for web development
M for Model
V for view
C for Controller
Framework – Framework is collection of reusable libraries.
Advantages for codeigniter
- Light weight
- Easy documentation