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An example of CakePHP complex find conditions

Setting complex ‘find’ conditions in CakePHP can be tricky. I picked an example of Cakephp complex find conditions from one of my CakePHP projects.

I wanted to list all auctions which are “not closed” and whose’ end date/time is greater that the current date/time. I can use the following statement. Continue reading

A note on $form->dateTime(‘field_name’) generating offset warning in CakePHP

This is a note on $form->dateTime(‘field_name’) generating offset warning i.e. “Notice (8): Undefined offset: 1 [CORE/cake/libs/view/helpers/form.php, line 1836..“. If your “date” form field in a view is generating a similar warning you may need to look into the following scenario. Continue reading

A tip on CakePHP find list with related model conditions

You will need to add recursive=>(value) to the $params when you need to get a ‘list’ of table items using related model conditions.

Referring to the example depicted here, http://book.cakephp.org/view/1022/find-list let’s say you perform the following query: Continue reading