What you will learn with this eBook
Developing within a Vagrant Virtual Machine
Ever tire of setting up a local development server just to screw up the rest of your TCP/IP settings? Fret no more as we work within a virtualized server.
Managing Dependencies via Composer
Installing CakePHP, Plugins, and external libraries need not be difficult. Learn how to use the excellent Composer tool to manage libraries your app uses.
Custom CakePHP Routes
Customizing your URL structure is important. We go over creating custom route classes, enabling you to really harness the power of the CakePHP Router.
Using the Powerful Crud Plugin
Tired of writing the same old CRUD code? Ever wanted to expand the way bake generated data internally? Use the Crud plugin to boost your baking skills.
User Authentication and Authorization
Stop fighting the CakePHP AuthComponent. Learn a quick and easy way to add application authentication and protect your app using the simplest authorization code.
Deploying your application to Heroku
Rather than attempt to figure out yet another production server, we deploy your application to the cloud using the excellent Heroku platform. For free. Boom.
Scaffold templates using Bake
Save time with the
bakeCakePHP shell and generate your template files with minimal fuss.
The CakePHP Event system
Confused on how CakePHP uses events internally? Want to start using them in your everyday code? This book introduces multiple ways to use events. All in easy to understand examples.
Implement Access Control
Learn how to implement a custom access control system for your application without using the ACL Component!
Stop running commands directly against your database or in web requests. Learn how to write administrative code with the CakePHP shell system.
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Overview of Rapid Application Development with CakePHP 2
A gentle introduction into using vagrant and setting up your development environment
Learn all about using Composer to manage application-level dependencies
Setup testing via TravisCI and write your first CakePHP test
Stop trying to setup a production server
Use the Crud and Migrations plugin to quickly write application-level code
Take a reprieve from building your app to learn more about routing, controllers and helpers
Use the Crud plugin to hide certain pastes from general access
Write a custom panel for the CakePHP DebugKit plugin and learn how to profile your app
Learn how to setup user authentication for existing apps and begin locking down access
Create custom CakePHP routes to access user profiles we setup via Bake and the Crud plugin
Learn about CakePHP Shells and Validation rules to add custom roles to users
Use roles to develop a custom, annotation-based access control system for your app