On PHP-Coding-Practices.com, Tim Koschuetzki has posted a new tutorial that just might save your life - well, at least the life of your CakePHP application - using table migrations.
Migrations are a wonderful technique to keep your database in sync with your code. When working on a project as a team, migrations can save your life. Please join me and get a quick introduction to migrations in CakePHP and become a happier coder.
He starts by explaining what migrations are (yml files that contain database construction/destruction information), how to execute them in your application, and how to construct your own.