Posts Tagged ‘cakePHP’

CakePHP vs Ruby on Rails

Friday, September 12th, 2008

Ruby on Rails or PHP, this is the dilemma.
I think that Ruby on Rails is the greatest web development framework i have ever used, but Ruby is too slow, needs the deploy of some libraries, and can be a hell when you need to scale.
On the other side PHP is tedious, but scale well and have a lot of libraries.

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CakePHP Tutorials

Sunday, August 19th, 2007

CakePHP is a PHP rapid development framework, modeled after the concepts of Ruby on Rails, and distributed under the MIT License.
Like Rails, CakePHP makes it easier for the user to interface with the database with Active Records. It also encourages use of the model-view-controller architectural pattern.

  • Compatible with PHP4 and PHP5
  • Integrated CRUD for database and simplified querying
  • Request dispatcher with custom URLs
  • Templating (PHP syntax with helper methods)
  • View helpers for AJAX, Javascript, HTML forms
  • Website directory independent
  • Built-in validation
  • Access control lists (ACL)
  • Application scaffolding
  • Data sanitization
  • Security, session, and request handling components
  • View caching

Here there is some tutorials and how to: