The migration guide has a complete list of what's new in. We recommend you give that page a read when upgrading. A few highlights from 5.0 are:
While CakePHP 5 contains a number of breaking changes we have prepared an exhaustive migration guide covering all the deprecated and removed features as well as highlighting the shiny new features.
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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.
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. CakePHP codebase itself has been audited through the Mozilla Secure Open Source program.
We got a high ROI from converting our custom PHP app to CakePHP. We love the continually expanding suite of utilities, plugins, and development patterns at our disposal!
CakePHP was the most efficient way we could find to rapidly develop our intricate system. We needed a platform that could handle our high volume of users without issues and CakePHP has certainly delivered.
From the simplest micro kiosk app to my highly complex gallery management app, CakePHP is the framework of choice. It allows modular development that makes sense, and it's architecturally solid and performant. Whatever you are building, CakePHP can help you get it done.
Having inherited this CakePHP project, I didn’t choose CakePHP so much as chose to continue using it. After seeing the power and functionality of the framework in use, it wasn’t a difficult choice to make.