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Top Posts of 2020

How’s your year been? I’ve had a great year, besides the whole virus. Staying inside all day for months on end does have some upsides though, for example, I started this blog! Did you make any cool stuff during quarantine? I didn’t. Here’s the best of the posts I did this year! 4. CakePHP Voice […]

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Free APIs for Your Next CakePHP Project

You’re one curl request away from your next great project idea. When hacking together a project you don’t want to get bogged down in the details like validating emails. You want to get started on the actual fun part! Whether that’s serving up random jokes of the day or starting your own blog these free […]

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Best of CakePHP – November 2020

I spend a lot of time thinking and reading about the CakePHP framework, so I come across lots of interesting articles. I’ve decided to put together a list of all my favorite articles from the month of November on CakePHP. You can also find my list of best CakeFest talks here. Hope you enjoy it! […]

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Upcoming Trends for CakePHP Developers

Keeping up with trends in development is important for a long-lasting career, but with hot new JavaScript frameworks being released every few days what’s a developer TODO? Different technologies matter to different careers but there are some new names online that every CakePHP developer should know. PHP 8 With PHP 8 being released today, Thanksgiving […]

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What Are the Best Books for CakePHP Development?

(This post has affiliate links) Developers are knowledge workers and as such it pays to invest in the knowledge they work with, but how do you know which sources of knowledge are the best? Historically books were hard to produce and distribute so you could trust any that made it into your hands. Nowadays any […]

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The Best CakeFest Talks, So Far

Every year CakePHP hosts an event called CakeFest where all the coolest cake creators gather to talk about their creations. When I began my journey with CakePHP I found the archived talks incredibly useful for catching me up to speed with the finer points. I did not include some of the older CakeFests, as I […]

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CakePHP and Namecheap Hosting

You’ve created an amazing CakePHP app that runs perfectly on your local machine. All your friends think it’s quite possibly the coolest thing that’s ever existed, but the rest of the world will never know about it because you have no idea how to publish a CakePHP app to the world wide web. Well, this […]

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Top 3 IDEs to use with CakePHP

IDEs can bring out the intellectual zealot in even the most mild mannered programmers. I choose these 3 IDEs based on their wide use, feature set, and, most importantly, their ability to aid you in your CakePHP app. PHPStorm PHPStorm by JetBrains is an IDE built specifically for PHP. It has live web page editing […]