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Beginning CakePHP: From Novice to Professional by David Golding

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PART 1Getting Started

CHAPTER 2Installing and Running CakePHP

One of Cake's selling points is its ease of installation. At this point I could add a long tutorial explaining how to install Cake for every possible server configuration, but I won't. Cake should be simple enough to install, and if you do experience trouble getting off the ground with it, chances are the problem lies in a more unduly complex server configuration. Appendix A addresses some of the choices beginners make in setting up a localhost environment in case you run into installation questions during this chapter. By and large, any troubles getting Cake to work are due to localhost issues, not enterprise server or web service provider setups.

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