Reader Input: Picking A CMS – Part 1

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In The Series Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Define The Problem In the past, I've done some freelance Web Development and Web Design for different clients. One question I've always had to ask myself is: How will the user be updating this … [Read more...]

A Bit On Open Source And Some Baz Background

This has always been a touchy subject, especially in larger computer firms. But first, let me tell you how I got into Open Source. I started coding in Turbo Pascal 7.0, in about 1996 when I was in Grammar School. I took Turbo Pascal more as an … [Read more...]

CakePHP Contact Form – Quick and Dirty

I must say, this was a major hurdle for me when I first started out with CakePHP. If you're working with some data from a database, then it's all Model-View-Controller magic. Your forms are automatic: $form->input() is pretty much all you need. Why … [Read more...]

CakePHP Auth Component – Tutorial Two

This is the second installment of my Auth Component Tutorial. I included a link to download a file for during the first installment: I just think that some of the stuff in there warrants some explanation. isAuthorized() This function is … [Read more...]

CakePHP Auth Component For Dummies Tutorial

First off, I would like to say much thanks to Gwoo for finally helping me to understand this thing. So I know what you're thinking; I'm probably the last person to finally figure out the CakePHP's Auth Component. For the past few months, I've been … [Read more...]

CakePHP 1.2 Beta Released Fresh Out of The Oven – Happy New Year

So I guess the CakePHP development staff doesn't take any holidays. Bright and early New Years Day 2008, we're greeted with a fresh new release of CakePHP 1.2.6331 beta. No, not pre-beta a full blown beta. Needless to say I'm excited about … [Read more...]

CakePHP – One RSS Feed To Rule Them All

One problem that I've always had with finding CakePHP related information over the internet is the multiple sources. I wouldn't so much mind if all these sources were legit. The thing that pisses me off is those scrapers who scrape the entire CakePHP … [Read more...]

Making Sure Your Javascript Doesn’t Rise When Baking

One of the nice things about CakePHP is that it includes ready to use CSS compression. Granted, compressed CSS can be buggy at times, but for the most part it works just fine. I've always wondered why no one has included something like this for … [Read more...]