If you are working with a CakePHP application and you’re about to add a new “feature,” you may be considering making it a Plugin. There are a lot of benefits to Cake plugins, including containing the feature all in one place and making it reusable between projects. However, they aren’t always the right tool […]
If you want to write unit tests against a 1.3 CakePHP application (and you should want to write unit tests), using this TestCase class and Mockery will let you use forward-compatible PHPUnit-style assertions by temporarily translating them to SimpleTest assertions. The benefit being that your tests will break less when upgrading the project to […]
The landscape of web application development is constantly changing. New technologies pop up all around, and “definition” of a modern web application becomes more and more complex.
Ember.js is one of these new technologies. It is a rich front end application framework for developing ambitious web applications. Ember borrows many core ideas from desktop frameworks […]
The Twitter Bootstrap css library is a great starting point for putting together nice looking web apps. We’ve found it very useful for building wireframes quickly. Giving clients something they can actually use and click on in a web browser is wonderful. The bootstrap has many different UI elements that can be combined to […]
Loadsys has released a CakePHP plugin to aid in the creation of JSON APIs. This plug-in contains a few helpful classes for both the API side and a CakePHP JSON API consumer. This post will cover one of the pieces from that plug-in called the Server Response Component.
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:loadsys/JSON-API.git json_api
GitHub Repo URL: […]
We have decided to start pushing education and different technologies by giving away educational material on every 1st and 15th of the month. There is no catch, but be sure to read the directions below on how to enter.
Book topics that will be included in the giveaway are:
Ajax (in particular JQuery)
No-SQL Databases (ie. Mongo, […]
Hello fellow bakers! Our team at Loadsys is proud to announce our sponsorship of the 2010 CakePHP CakeFest conference in our home town of Chicago, IL USA. We are excited to both attend and contribute to the conference this year. The last conference our team attended was in Orlando, FL in 2008 when CakePHP […]
The goal of every programmer is to write as little code as possible. It can only be achieved by re-using code that you already wrote. That is why we all use CakePHP in the first place right? Fortunately, cake allows us to create plug-ins that we could just drop in into our projects and be […]