Cakephp 2 Application Cookbook

Cakephp 2 Application Cookbook

by James Watts, Jorge Gonzalez


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CakePHP is the most popular rapid application development framework for PHP. For over 10 years this open source project has been the go-to solution for quickly and easily building websites and web applications.

Through a series of over 60 recipes, this book takes you from the basic building blocks of the CakePHP framework to the implementation of routine tasks, which will help speed up your development even further. From routing to authentication, the model layer and the events system, as well as views and unit testing, you'll learn how to handle the ins and outs of developments using CakePHP. With fast paced recipes written by the core CakePHP team, this book is your piece of the cake!

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ISBN-13: 9781782160083
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 08/10/2014
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

James Watts is an experienced enterprise PHP architect, with a long track record in Open Source development. He is a core member of CakePHP, and also handles community efforts, such as organizing CakeFest, the annual conference dedicated to the framework. He has also authored various technical specifications, such as the Extended Hypertext Transfer Protocol (XHTTP) and the Documentation Markup Language (DocML). Professionally he is the acting director of the Cake Development Corporation (CakeDC), the commercial entity behind the framework, where he works alongside Larry Masters, the founder of CakePHP.

Jorge González has a degree in Computer Science and Engineering, as well as extensive experience in different positions, from development, to consulting and management, allowing him to quickly understand problems and provide effective solutions. He started using CakePHP many years ago, and never turned back, applying the framework to several projects and domains, specifically the hospitality and tourism sector, where he was working for over 8 years before joining the Cake Development Corporation (CakeDC). He also runs the official CakePHP standard training course for the Cake Software Foundation, and the basic workshop at CakeFest since 2013.

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