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CakePHP: Baking in frustration

Sometime back, I posted about my first experience with CakePHP. I installed the framework and went through the tutorial on building a simple blog application, and said “I was quite impressed”. Now, after 3+ development weeks trying to build a real-world application, I…

CakePHP: Using scaffolding for rapid application building

That’s right, I’m still on my CakePHP journey. I’ve been spending quite a bit of time now trying to match what I want to build with how to go about doing it in CakePHP. We all know that the blog example is pretty…

CakePHP: Working with ‘Associations’

This is probably going to be the first of many postings of my exploration with CakePHP. This post will briefly look at the CakePHP’s ‘Associations’ feature. Associations is “the relational mapping provided by the [CakePHP] model”. In non-Cake speak, we’re talking about standard…

First look at CakePHP

Finally, I found some time to take CakePHP for a spin. I’ve heard some really good things about it, and I’ve been trying to get some time to try it out. I installed the framework and went through the tutorial on building a…