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CakePHP's routing explained
Nov 02, 2009 @ 08:28:59

New on The Bakery there's an article explaining some of the inner workings of the CakePHP framework - its routing system.

Routing in CakePHP is a very powerful feature and is used to make URLs look good. Experience in the #cakephp IRC support channel tells me it appears to be hard to grasp even though the book is quite complete. This article should change that a bit and discuss the main features of routing. Comments below asking for support will be ignored, to get support, there is the Google group and the #cakephp IRC channel.

They look at some of the default routes built into the framework, how to create custom routes with named elements (and passing parameters into the action for them) as well as tips on setting up match conditions and prefix routing. Code samples are included.

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