CakePHP is an open-source web framework. It follows the model–view–controller (MVC) approach.
CakePHP uses well-known software engineering concepts and software design patterns, such as convention over configuration, model–view–controller, active record, association data mapping, and front controller.
CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 5.5+ framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system that makes building both small and complex systems simpler, easier and, of course, tastier. Build fast, grow solid with CakePHP.
Use code generation and scaffolding features to rapidly build prototypes.
No complicated XML or YAML files. Just setup your database and you’re ready to bake.
CakePHP is licensed under the MIT license which makes it perfect for use in Commercial applications.
The things you need are built-in. Translations, database access, caching, validation, authentication, and much more are all built into one of the original PHP MVC frameworks.
Clean MVC Conventions:
Instead of having to plan where things go, CakePHP comes with a set of conventions to guide you in developing your application.
CakePHP comes with built-in tools for input validation, CSRF protection, Form tampering protection, SQL injection prevention, and XSS prevention, helping you keep your application safe & secure.