LA PHP Meetup 2011
LA Meetup 2011 Part Five
The final part of the CakePHP presentations at LAPHP from March 2011 takes questions from the attendees, and enter a free style question/answer session to clarify any points the users are interested in, and discuss some of the more interesting changes in CakePHP 2.0 in detail. Some of the topics discussed include alternative ORM and ODM packages, speed and performance, variable injection into C...
LA Meetup 2011 Part Four
Part four again continues from the pervious section, where we go further into detail about the specific changes we've made from XML, to PDO usage for database abstraction, and on to improvements that have been requested by the community such as improved flexibility for Email sending and usage within CakePHP. We discuss class loading, changes in authentication and go through some of the new...
LA Meetup 2011 Part Three
We pick up where we left off to demonstrate the inclusion of the Thumboo helper from a plugin called Goodies. The team finalises the demonstration of the site and take questions from the attendees of LAPHP about the site development, and demonstration. We field questions about caching, UUID generation and usage, Editors preferred by the team, the CakePHP Textmate bundle and more. Questions were...
LA Meetup 2011 Part Two
Part 2 kicks off some code modification from the generated code in part 1 to implement Authentication. We run through the addition of the CakePHP Auth Component to enable automatic password hashing, secure the data within the site, and discuss functionality such as the Security Component, and its role in deploying secure, quality web applications. In order to add users, we implement an exceptio...
LA Meetup 2011 Part One
Following an introduction from Oleg to LAPHP and an introduction to the Coloft venue, the CakePHP core team kicks off with a tutorial with Cake PHP 1.3 to build out a URL Bookmarking service. Part one goes through the database design, creation and setup. We also go through CakePHP's bake console to generate code to get up and running very quickly, and inspect some of the functionality crea...