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How to build a "dashboard" for your application in CakePHP

As an addition to my recent post, I wanted to share a technique, which should allow you to pretty easily build a “dashboard” for your app. The dashboard would basically grab some information from a few different models and display it all on one page. First, let’s go over some[…]

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How to build a “dashboard” for your application in CakePHP

As an addition to my recent post, I wanted to share a technique, which should allow you to pretty easily build a “dashboard” for your app. The dashboard would basically grab some information from a few different models and display it all on one page. First, let’s go over some[…]

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A little note about the new line character, Ajax and a silly mistake…

Just something “fun” to share on Friday… I had a simple Ajax auto-complete type of widget in my app… which ultimately returned this view: if(!empty($items)) {      foreach($items as $key => $item) {        echo $item . ‘\n’;      }  } Everything worked well, except that[…]

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CakePHP and Aptana Cloud = Love at First Sight

Before I write a post, I usually test the code I write about… and try to copy/paste it the best I can… so I don’t look like an ass later on. This post, however, I simply cannot prepare for… I’m just way too excited (yes, even more than Pacquiao’s dismantling[…]

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