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+Adapto
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-Adapto is a small PHP framework targeted at creating data management applications with minimal code
+Adapto is a small PHP framework targeted at creating data management applications with minimal amounts of code.
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+It has the following major features:
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+* Compatible with Zend Framework (integrates nicely into ZF applications)
+* Basic CRUD functionality for relational databases with only a few lines of code
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+Adapto is suitable for a number of use cases:
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+* Micro CMS systems
+* Data management applications
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+Adapto is essentially a Zend Framework port of the classic (and by now outdated) ATK framework (http://atk-framework.com).
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+License & Copyright
+===================
+Adapto is distributed under a BSD license.
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+Large portions of the codebase stem from the ATK framework and are copyright 2000-2011 Ibuildings & Ivo Jansch.
+New portions of the codebase are copyright 2012 Egeniq.
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+FAQ
+===
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+## What does the name adapto mean?
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+Adapto is short for ADvanced APlication TOolkit. It's also highly adaptable.
+
+## Why are all the classes prefixed with Atk?
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+The prefix 'Atk' used in classes is short for Adapto Tool Kit, but is also a reference to the origin of the framework, the 'Achievo ToolKit' or ATK, the framework that formed the basis of Adapto.
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