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CakePHP Facebook login using CakeDC Users Plugin

Written by Jorge on October 2, 2015 759 Views

The CakeDC Users Plugin provides an easy way to integrate Facebook social login into your application.

This is a short how-to tutorial to enable Facebook login. We'll assume you have a brand new CakePHP 3 application already setup.


Use composer to install the CakeDC Users Plugin

        composer require cakedc/users:~3.1.0
        composer require opauth/opauth:1.0.x-dev
        composer require opauth/facebook:1.0.x-dev

Now update your composer.json file adding the f…

CakeDC Users Plugin for CakePHP 3

Written by Jorge on September 23, 2015 700 Views

Welcome to our first tutorial covering the new CakeDC Users Plugin for CakePHP 3. In this tutorial we'll setup and configure the Plugin, introducing some of the available features.

We'll assume you are starting a new CakePHP 3.1 application, with some existing tables (blog site maybe?).


Easy thing, let's use composer to install the CakeDC Users Plugin

        composer require cakedc/users:~3.1.0

Note we use 3.1.x branch and tags for the CakePHP 3.1 branch, and 3.0.x and…

CakePHP 2 Application Cookbook

Written by James on August 11, 2014 3460 Views

Today we just released a new book on CakePHP, appropriately titled the CakePHP 2 Application Cookbook. Published by Packt Publishing (ISBN 978-1782160083), and also available on Amazon, Safari and Barnes and Noble, in both printed and e-book formats, this title delivers over 60 tutorials aimed at providing you a nice bite into CakePHP, and getting you familiarized with common approaches and techniques when building applications using the framework. Each tutorial takes you from set up, to impl…

CakeDC Git Workflow - Working Together

Written by Lubomir on July 31, 2014 2748 Views

In our previous posts on the CakeDC Git Workflow we shared some insight on how the development strategy works, and how to get the most out of it. But one of the most important benefits it provides is the increased stability and consistency when working alongside others.

Collaboration and Code Review

Working in a team means that you can usually borrow someone else's eyes. In a cooperative and fast-paced environment, you have to. Period. And one situation that typically arises for thi…

Users plugin 2.1.0 released

Written by Florian on July 8, 2014 4977 Views

We just released version 2.1.0 of the CakeDC Users plugin for CakePHP, and with it a collection of bug fixes and improvements, an update of the code to 2.5, as well as a reformatting of the documentation inline with the CakeDC Plugin Standard.

If you haven't used the Users plugin yet, it's a great addition to any application which requires user registration, log in and management. The plugin also provide simple role handling, as well as user search if you combine it with the CakeDC Searc…

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