Join Drew Falkman for an in-depth discussion in this video CakePHP app walkthrough, part of MVC Frameworks for Building PHP Web Applications.
- Let's take a look at the code level of…how CakePHP is laid out.…This should enable you to hit the ground running…if you want to start developing using CakePHP.…So let's go ahead and, using our text editor,…I'm going to open the directory…of our CakePHP application.…In this case I put it in the htdocs subdirectory of MAMF,…which is the webroot.…So I'm going to go ahead and open that directory,…which will show me the application structure…of CakePHP on the left.…
You can see I have a few main subfolders.…The app directory is going to be my app,…and we'll look there in a second.…The lib directory contains the CakePHP core.…So these are all the classes and helpers…and things that you'll use inside of Cake.…The plugins directory allows you to put any…kind of plugin patches or whatever else…you want to add in terms of plugins.…These can be third party or you can write your own plugins.…And the vendors is specifically for third-party tools.…
Let's open the app directory.…You can see in here, this is our application.…
- Why use a framework?
- Introducing MVC-framework concepts
- Examining each framework's components
- Setting up the software
- Walking through sample apps built in each framework
- Comparing frameworks
Skill Level Intermediate
1. About PHP Frameworks
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