If you've been using PHP for sometime now and would like to start using a web framework, you'll want to try CakePHP, which is an open source rapid development web framework built on PHP. PHP experts Kai Chan and John Omokore guide you through a variety of practical CakePHP applications. You will work on projects such as a video gallery, unit testing application, an e--commerce app, a blog site, and much more. Practical CakePHP Projects covers the key architectural concepts as well as including mini projects that you can use to enhance your own applications. * A friendly introduction for any web programmer looking to choose a PHP framework * Real--world projects based on current and future trends * Practical CakePHP techniques that you can use right away What you'll learn * Painlessly create a secure and dynamic web site with CakePHP and MySQL. * Discover how CakePHP can be used in high--level and demanding applications using CakePHP built--in components as well as methods such as Smarty, caching, and unit testing. * See how CakePHP integrates with technologies such as Ajax and web services. * Integrate your own components into CakePHP's framework.
* Apply CakePHP to mainstream technologies such as Google Video, blogging, mashups, and e--commerce. * Work through the few pitfalls of some of the CakePHP framework, for example, Access Control Lists. Who this book is for Aimed primarily at CakePHP novices to professionals and PHP programmers seeking to build web applications easily using CakePHP and related web technologies, this book will also appeal to programmers using other frameworks in other languages, for example, Ruby on Rails and Java Spring.
Buy Practical CakePHP Projects book by Kai Chan from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
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Author Biography - Kai Chan
Richard K. Miller graduated from Brigham Young University in Utah with a degree in business management, but has been interested in technology since he began computer programming at age 10. His experience includes web programming, Internet marketing, and new media strategies. He is the developer of several MediaWiki extensions and WordPress plugins, including the widely- used What Would Seth Godin Do plugin.