A Rapid Development Framework
Whatever one needs to know about CakePHP can be found in this detailed document. All questions, starting from what is CakePHP to why and how to use it, are answered by the authors. The open-source development framework based on the line of Ruby on Rails is meant to ease out the work for developers. The concepts are explained in simple language, which even an amateur can understand. The file layout, installation, set up procedures, configuration rules, models to be used, and methods to save and retrieve data are all explained. There are a number of examples to complement the text. The notes in the end are useful.