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What is the model in a Slim app and where does it go?

I am totally confused. The "MVC" course for PHP here doesn't even talk at all about the model, and I am very unclear about this. I am building a blog with Slim, and I am going to have methods that access the database, but I know that the data is supposed to be a separate layer from the business logic. What exactly is the model in an MVC application, and where do I put it? Or are there multiple models? As you can tell, I am totally confused and really need some help understanding this. Thanks.

Pascal Breitrück
Pascal Breitrück
Courses Plus Student 3,206 Points

Hey Micahel, me again ;D ;D ;D ;D , Don't look for the right structure you will lost so much time. If you have problems with the structure of the app then take a step back. MVC is just a design pattern . Try to understand this pattern and the rest will come by itself.





A good way to understand the Pattern ist to look at the big players Laravel , Symfony, Zend.



Believe me, there you learn what you want . After some progress Slim will be soooooo easy for you because you understand the concepts.

Greets Pascal

Ps. with https://education.github.com/pack you get symfonycasts 3month for free ;D

Thanks again Pascal for your encouraging answers! I think I am too focused on learning the "correct" way to do things. Slim doesn't force one correct way of setting up your own classes, so the right way is just however you think it works best for the project.