The CakePHP Group has released a little holiday present to the developers out there - two new versions of their framework - versions 188.8.131.5205 and 184.108.40.20606_dev - packaged and posted to the CakeForge website.
CakePHP 220.127.116.1105 is a bug fix release for the stable branch. Read the changelog for more information on what has been updated. CakePHP 18.104.22.16806_dev is the next major version with several new features.
Of course, the second is a development release, so use it at your own risk in production. They include updates that were made to the 1.2.x series including:
- There is a new Validation class that replaces the old Validators.
- (FormHelper) Is much improved and extended. Bake yourself some new views using the latest code.
- (EmailComponent can) send some emails in plain text, html, or both.
- (SecurityComponent) now supports HTTP_AUTH through var $requireLogin.