CakePHP is a rapid development framework for PHP which uses commonly known design patterns like Active Record, Association Data Mapping, Front Controller and MVC. Our primary goal is to provide a structured framework that enables PHP users at all levels to rapidly develop robust web applications, without any loss to flexibility.
Some Handy Links
CakePHP - The rapid development PHP framework
Cookbook - THE Cake user documentation; start learning here!
Plugins - A repository of extensions to the framework
The Bakery - Tips, tutorials and articles
API - A reference to Cake's classes
CakePHP TV - Screen casts from events and video tutorials
The Cake Software Foundation - promoting development related to CakePHP
Our Google Group - community mailing list and forum
#cakephp on irc.freenode.net - Come chat with us, we have cake.
Q & A - Ask questions here, all questions welcome
Lighthouse - Got issues? Please tell us!