News Feed
Sections




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

Felix Geisendörfer's Blog:
Learning from the CakePHP Source Code (Part 1)
September 26, 2006 @ 07:24:48

In his his latest blog entry, Felix Geisendörfer makes a recommendation for anyone working with the CakePHP framework. He suggests doing something that most might avoid - diving into the source to find out how things work.

When hanging out in #cakephp I usally try to answer questions people have as good as I can. A lot of the times I have no idea what the answer is and in most cases the fastest way to find out is by looking at the core code. Ok, the manual is pretty decent these days and I would recommend most people to look for an answer in there first. But if you take the time to study the core code, you'll be able to answer almost any question by yourself, no matter if it has been answered somewhere before.

He talks about other advantages like finding those hidden, undocumented features already supported by the framework. Since this is the first part of the series, he just looks at how to get into the source. He starts off with the basic index.php file that comes installed with the distribution and a chunk of code that helps run the index file and is at the heart of how CakePHP works - the Dispatcher.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
cakephp framework source learn tutorial part1 cakephp framework source learn tutorial part1


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Brandon Savage's Blog: Exceptional PHP: Nesting Exceptions In PHP

Zend: Roll Your Own Search Engine with Zend_Search_Lucene

Codewalkers.com: New Tutorial - Coding \"Best Practices\" - or at least \"Better Practices\"

Greg Bulmash's Blog: Creating A Simple Rating Script With PHP And MySQL

Project: Patchwork-Doc - JSON Formatted Output of PHP variables


Community Events

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


framework part2 community opinion interview podcast symfony2 php7 conference release series laravel api example performance voicesoftheelephpant application configure introduction language

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