Sometimes you don't need a database to persist data. If the dataset is small, and the model simple, a YAML file or static method will do.
I've been developing on Fat Free CRM for some time. To help out adoption of the platform, and my own business, I've written a plugin for wordpress to get leads into the CRM
In this post, I describe how to test that routes are resolving to the correct URL
While on a trip to Beirut, I did some work setting up a file server