The Convergence of Language

I always get a sense of Déjà vu when switching between programming languages. It may just be me and the languages I’m familiar with but it feels as though the popular web languages are converging; not only in the syntactical vein but also in methodology and approach. All are moving towards Object Oriented Programming (OOP) […]

Clean URLs with CakePHP and IIS

CakePHP works on IIS out of the box but it’s a pity the default setting is on querystring URLs. To serve clean URLs in CakePHP simply uncomment the following line in /app/config/core.php: define (‘BASE_URL’, env(‘SCRIPT_NAME’)); By doing this CakePHP will direct each page request to the base script (by default thats index.php) and take charge […]