Cakephp Application Development

Cakephp Application Development

by Ahsanul Bari, Anupom Syam


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This step-by-step introduction to rapid web development with open-source MVC framework CakePHP teaches PHP programmers to rapidly develop and deploy well-crafted, robust web-based applications. If you know PHP and want to develop cutting-edge Web 2.0 applications, or code in a faster more productive way, this book is ideal for you. The Cake rapid-development framework for PHP uses well-known design patterns and provides a structured framework enabling PHP users at all levels to rapidly develop robust web applications, without any loss of flexibility. This book starts by installing Cake, setting up a CakePHP development and deployment environment, and building a first application, then covers each main component of a CakePHP application in detail, before showing how to build Web 2.0 style applications quickly using a case study application. It is packed with example code and demo applications, showing in action all of the techniques to write a complete, non-trivial application in PHP.

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ISBN-13: 9781847193896
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication date: 07/15/2008
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Ahsanul BariAhsanul Bari is a web application developer from Dhaka, Bangladesh. After graduating from North South University with a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, he has been involved in developing various web applications for local businesses. At a very early stage of his career he felt the need for tools and techniques to build structured and maintainable web applications. That is when he found out about CakePHP. It was love at first sight and he decided to use CakePHP for his future projects. He never had to look back, and from then on he has been heavily using CakePHP for all kinds of projects. Most notably, using CakePHP, he developed an ERP solution for companies involved in urban and land development.Apart from that, he has also 'irregularly' contributed to the CakePHP Documentation Team. He is also an 'irregular' blogger. Just when people start to think that he has given up blogging, he is known to write a post from nowhere! Among his friends and colleagues, he is known as a fanboy for CakePHP. Currently he is working at Trippert Labs, where he has been involved in making a travel-based blogging system, SyamAnupom Syam is a web application developer from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He started programming back in 1998 in C when he was a high school kid. In his early university years, he met Java and fell in love immediately. Through the years he has become proficient in various aspects of Java (ME, SE, and EE). Early in his career he was engaged mainly in building localized mobile applications. Over time his interest in web technologies grew and he did not hesitate to jump onto the Web 2.0 bandwagon. Over the last five years he has been workingwith different startups and building web/mobile applications. He currently works as a Development Engineer at Trippert, Inc. where he has been involved in developing a travel-based blogging system (which is developed using CakePHP) as the lead back-end programmer.He loves to build rich-client web apps with JavaScript/AJAX in the front end and CakePHP/RoR/MySQL in the back end. He still uses Java heavily for his personal fun-time projects. Besides programming he is interested in many things, ranging from the most recent scientific discoveries to ancient Vedic philosophies.

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