Source code of The official Phalcon Tip site

dev-master 2016-10-12 06:17 UTC


Build Status

This is the official Phalcon Tip it clone from Phalcon Forum, you can adapt it to your own needs or improve it if you want.

Please write us if you have any feedback.



The master branch will always contain the latest stable version. If you wish to check older versions or newer ones currently under development, please switch to the relevant branch.

Get Started


To run this application on your machine, you need at least:


Install composer in a common location or in your project:

$ curl -s http://getcomposer.org/installer | php

Create the composer.json file as follows:

    "require": {
        "zphalcon/phalcon-tip": "dev-master"

Run the composer installer:

$ php composer.phar install

Then you'll need to create the database and initialize schema:

$ echo 'CREATE DATABASE phalcontip CHARSET=utf8 COLLATE=utf8_unicode_ci' | mysql -u root
$ cat schemas/phalcontip.sql | mysql -u root phalcontip

Initial Test Data

You can create fake entries on an empty PhalconTip installation by running:

Note: The script random-entries.php must be executed inside the scripts directory

$ cd scripts
$ php random-entries.php

Change the owner of app/logs and app/cache to whatever user your web server is running as.

This application uses Github as authentication system, you need a client id and secret id to be set up in the configuration (app/config/config.php).

Starting the Beanstalkd client

A PHP client to deliver e-mails must be enabled in background:

$ php scripts/send-notifications-consumer.php &


Phalcontip use Codeception functional and unit tests. Execute:

$ vendor/bin/codecept build

$ vendor/bin/codecept run
# OR
$ vendor/bin/codecept run --debug # Detailed output


PhalconTip open-sourced software licensed under the New BSD License. © Phalcon Framework Team and contributors