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CakePHP 2 Application Cookbook

By : James Watts, Cake Software Foundation, Inc.
Book Image

CakePHP 2 Application Cookbook

By: James Watts, Cake Software Foundation, Inc.

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (20 chapters)
CakePHP 2 Application Cookbook
Credits
Foreword
About the Authors
About the Reviewer
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Introduction


Not all applications are created equal, and in many scenarios, you'll want to control how your application is accessed and by whom. It just so happens that CakePHP includes a flexible authentication system, which aims to take the pain out of users and session handling.

In this chapter, we'll look at various ways of handling authentication and access control when using the framework.