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 CakePHP user documentation; start learning here!
API - A reference to CakePHP's classes
Plugins - A repository of extensions to the framework
The Bakery - Tips, tutorials and articles
Community Center - A source for everything community related
Training - Join a live session and get skilled with the framework
CakeFest - Don't miss our annual CakePHP conference
Cake Software Foundation - Promoting development related to CakePHP
#cakephp on irc.freenode.net - Come chat with us, we have cake
Google Group - Community mailing list and forum
GitHub Issues - Got issues? Please tell us!
Roadmaps - Want to contribute? Get involved!
CONTRIBUTING.md - Quick pointers for contributing to the CakePHP project