February 27, 2008
Zend, symfony, and CakePHP cron task automation
Author: JT Smith
A short few years ago, a common criticism about PHP was that it did not support MVC-style architectures. Today, developers can chose from many PHP frameworks. This article shows you how to integrate external tasks with PHP frameworks and create a simple task that can be called using a scheduler such as cron. You'll build the application in each framework, getting a sense for how Zend, symfony, and CakePHP handle automated tasks differently.