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Introducing Petit Four, the quick and easy online CakePHP baking application. Read more or...

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Welcome to la pâtisserie !

La pâtisserie is a site dedicated to share our experience as web developpers, mainly our experience of the CakePHP framework. You will find walkthroughs and tools specifically designed to ease our job, and thus the job of other developpers. 

Latest news

Our website design has been entirely copied ! 01/10/2013

This afternoon, I was checking the Google Analytics of our company's website and specifically for our traffic sources. I found out 2 new reffering sites "csswinner.com" and "cssdesignawards.com". Intrigued, because those are websites I have never visited, I went to see who had gently decided to advertise our website for its (nice) design.

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Bootstrap 3 Helper for CakePHP 2.x 25/09/2013

The new version of the Helper that allows to automatically make your forms Bootstrap compatible has been updated for Bootstrap 3 : find sources on Github.

The Helper for Bootstrap 2.3 is still available.

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Petit Four version 1.2.1 released 20/09/2013

This is a small release, with a few bug fixes :

  • Small bugs fixed in the cake baking templates, standard and reduced
  • Added Type TIMESTAMP in the DATE and TIME category in order to be able to use the CURRENT_TIMESTAMP default

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Controllers baking templates update 19/09/2013

The default template used for baking controller files has been updated according to CakePHP 2.4.0 :

Concerning the reduced template ("Minimize amount of code" option), the delete function was already simplified !

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Managing accents in text searches 21/07/2013

A good search engine must be flexible since words searched by a user may be present in database, but in a different shape. The most obvious example is the presence of uppercase letters in the text: if a sentence begins with "Tomorrow, ...", this word must be recognized by the search engine even if the user has typed "tomorrow" or "TOMORROW".

Many written languages use special characters (accentuated or other) that cause the same issue: the same word can be written in different shapes depending on the presence or absence of those characters (especially because of uppercase letters, which are often unaccentuated).

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