CakePHP Contact Form – Quick and Dirty

I must say, this was a major hurdle for me when I first started out with CakePHP. If you're working with some data from a database, then it's all Model-View-Controller magic. Your forms are automatic: $form->input() is pretty much all you need. Why … [Read more...]

CakePHP 1.2 Beta Released Fresh Out of The Oven – Happy New Year

So I guess the CakePHP development staff doesn't take any holidays. Bright and early New Years Day 2008, we're greeted with a fresh new release of CakePHP 1.2.6331 beta. No, not pre-beta a full blown beta. Needless to say I'm excited about … [Read more...]

Cute CakePHP Trick of the Day – GenerateList Empty Slot In List

With this post I'm introducing a new segment to this blog: Cute CakePHP Trick of the Day. This is basically going to be a learn as I learn sort of thing. There are always a bunch of little things that I want to do in CakePHP, but just haven't … [Read more...]

AJAX and JavaScript Date Pickers

One thing which I usually find quite annoying is using input boxes in forms for user entered dates. Having the user manually enter date, day, month, year seems so 1997 to me. However in the interest of time, this is what most programmers slap into … [Read more...]