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Dennis Castillo
Dennis Castillo
16,018 Points

What is CakePHP? what is for?

Can someone explain to me what is CakePHP? how do I use this and what is good for?

Thanks and God Bless.

1 Answer

Holger Liesegang
Holger Liesegang
50,595 Points

Hi Dennis Castillo !

CakePHP is a great PHP Framework similar to e.g. Laravel (there's a great course by Hampton Paulk for Laravel here at Treehouse: Laravel Basics )

Both frameworks are based on the Model View Controller (MVC) pattern.

I'd like to quote CakePHP.org (where you will find everything you want to know): "CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster and require less code."

Please read the section "Why use CakePHP" which will answer the "...and what is good for?" part of your question in more detail.

You might also want to have a look at Getting Started