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CakePHP : Install2024/01/30


Install CakePHP which is a PHP Web application framework.

[1] Install PHP Composer and other modules first.
root@dlp:~ #
pkg install -y php83-composer php83-curl php83-session php83-tokenizer php83-xml php83-xmlwriter php83-dom php83-fileinfo php83-gd php83-pdo php83-simplexml php83-pear-PHP_CodeSniffer

[2] Create a CakePHP test project with a common user.
freebsd@dlp:~ $
mkdir test-project2

freebsd@dlp:~ $
cd test-project2
# create [my-app] CakePHP project

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2 $
composer create-project cakephp/app my-app

Creating a "cakephp/app" project at "./my-app"
Installing cakephp/app (5.0.1)
  - Installing cakephp/app (5.0.1): Extracting archive
Created project in /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app
Loading composer repositories with package information
Updating dependencies
Lock file operations: 86 installs, 0 updates, 0 removals


Created `config/app_local.php` file
Created `/home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/logs` directory
Created `/home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/cache/views` directory
Set Folder Permissions ? (Default to Y) [Y,n]? y
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/cache
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/cache/models
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/cache/persistent
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/cache/views
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/sessions
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp/tests
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/tmp
Permissions set on /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/logs
Updated Security.salt value in config/app_local.php

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2 $
cd my-app

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2/my-app $
./bin/cake server -H -p 8765

Welcome to CakePHP v5.0.5 Console
App : src
Path: /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/src/
DocumentRoot: /home/freebsd/test-project2/my-app/webroot
Ini Path:
built-in server is running in
You can exit with `CTRL-C`
[Tue Jan 30 13:42:46 2024] PHP 8.3.1 Development Server ( started
  Access to the URL you set from any client computer, and then that's OK if following site is shown.
[3] Create a sample Hello World app.
freebsd@dlp:~ $
cd ~/test-project2/my-app
freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2/my-app $
vi src/Controller/HelloWorldController.php
# create new


namespace App\Controller;

class HelloWorldController extends AppController
    public function index()

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2/my-app $
mkdir templates/HelloWorld

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2/my-app $
vi templates/HelloWorld/index.php
# create index

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" />
<title>Hello World</title>
<div style="width: 100%; font-size: 40px; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;">
Hello CakePHP World!

freebsd@dlp:~/test-project2/my-app $
./bin/cake server -H -p 8765

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