The Rapid Development Framework for PHP

What is CakePHP?

CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system.

CakePHP is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.

CakePHP is an open source tool with 7.83K Github Stars and 3.4K Github Forks. Here鈥檚 a link to CakePHP's open source repository on Github

Who Uses CakePHP?

65 companies use CakePHP including,, and Gymglish.

CakePHP integrates with

Why people like CakePHP

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use CakePHP.

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Here are some stack decisions and reviews by companies and developers who chose CakePHP in their tech stack.

Daniel Voyce
Daniel Voyce
Chief Technical Officer at Digital2Go | 1 upvotes 144 views

CakePHP is one of the most mature and developed PHP Frameworks available, it brings order to Chaos and the core team are a decent bunch of people who really care about the project CakePHP

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Travis Rowland
Travis Rowland
CEO at Dynamictivity, Inc. | 1 upvotes 139 views

CakePHP is used because it is a very feature-complete, battle-tested rapid development framework. This saves us months of development time because the API's do most of the work. There is also an extensive plugin and community built around this platform. CakePHP

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CakePHP's alternatives

  • Node.js - Node.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications
  • Rails - Web development that doesn't hurt
  • Android SDK - The Android SDK provides you the API libraries and developer tools necessary to build, test, and debug apps for Android.
  • Django - The Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines
  • Laravel - A PHP Framework For Web Artisans

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