News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Chris Hartjes' Blog:
Don't Fear The Command Line Using CakePHP Shells
September 05, 2008 @ 07:53:01

Chris Hartjes has a new post to his blog today focusing on using a bit of the CakePHP framework's functionality from the command line.

I'm porting a spaghetti-PHP application over to using CakePHP I am moving their existing authorization system over to using Cake's Auth component. Of course, they are storing all their passwords in plaintext in the user account table, so I needed an easy way to convert all the existing passwords over to be encrypted using the same hash that Auth would use.

With the help of the shells and tasks that the framework makes availiable, he's able to make a simple 24 line class (EncryptPasswordShell) that extends the Shell object and loops through the data to push it back into the database in the correct password format.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
cakephp commandline shell task tutorial convert password


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

NetTuts.com: Building a Customer Management App Using AngularJS and Laravel

ThinkPHP Blog: Methods to Reduce the Load of Your Webserver by Caching Content

Leonid Mamchenkov's Blog: Unit tests with CakePHP

Lorna Mitchell's Blog: Fetching Namespaced XML Elements With SimpleXML

Stefan Mischook's Blog: Podcast: Structuring PHP Projects


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


composer opinion interview release list api conference symfony introduction framework voicesoftheelephpant unittest version threedevsandamaybe language series configure laravel community podcast

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework