Diamond "master" Sponsor
Cake Development Corporation
Established in 2007 by Larry Masters, founder of CakePHP, the Cake Development Corporation is the commercial entity behind the framework, providing professional development and consultancy services for startups, e-commerce businesses, as well as small-medium sized companies and enterprise level corporations.
As a remote team of some of the most talented and experienced CakePHP developers around the world, some even core members of the framework, we aim only to deliver the very highest quality projects, for the most demanding clients and globally recognized brands.
We strongly believe that our work goes beyond the project and the client, and transcends to CakePHP itself. We consider our projects as an example to the community, and a clear demonstration of the framework's success. We gladly carry this responsibility, as it's the ethos we follow and the standard we live up to.
Sponsor link: http://cakedc.com
Gold "branch" Sponsor
At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.
We are committed long term to the mission of helping our customers realize their full potential. Just as we constantly update and improve our products, we want to continually evolve our company to be in the best position to accelerate new technologies as they emerge and to better serve our customers.
Sponsor link: http://aka.ms/cakephp
We're the company behind Practera, the platform that's delivering the future of experiential learning. Internships, business projects and other immersive education programs which blur the boundary between education and work.
We work with leading corporate and University clients, building, managing and delivering great experiential learning programs.
Sponsor link: http://www.intersective.com
Silver "fork" Sponsor
Loadsys is a web development company specializing particularly in CakePHP, leveraging the framework since 2006. We are a team of 9 full-time U.S. developers that provide start to finish CakePHP project development, ongoing CakePHP support and maintenance for existing CakePHP projects, and professional CakePHP consulting for teams that are using the framework, but may need some guidance or assistance along the way.
We are a team that fully believes in the CakePHP framework and the ability to build web projects leveraging it as a more efficient and cost effective way for our clients. Using the framework, along with providing unit testing and writing clean and proper code, we strive to make projects extend longevity.
Sponsor link: http://www.loadsys.com
Incorporated in 1998, SANIsoft has been programming using CakePHP since past 7 years; specializing in development of large, high performance, scalable PHP products and web applications.
We are a company run by technocrats and have Zend Certified PHP 5 Project Managers, Programmers and Quality Assurance Engineers. We take pride in innovating and developing with cutting-edge technologies.
Slated as developers for developers; over the past 16 years, we have catered to 100+ clients, and have developed more than 250 web applications.
Sponsor link: http://sanisoft.com
ZenServ specializes in web development, website design, e-commerce development, web application development, custom mobile development and SEO.
We are good at what we do, but most importantly, we focus all our efforts on understanding our clients and their needs! This focus has always helped us in building and delivering end-to-end web solutions for our clients which bring them nothing but results!
Sponsor link: http://zenserv.com
Broadband Finder was built upon our internal CakePHP data API. It uses a number of bespoke parts including behaviours for caching API data, SEO components based on the events system to inject SEO data, and a plethora of bespoke helpers.
With the help of CakePHP we managed to build our site in just one week, proving that CakePHP really is a RAD framework for commercial projects.
Sponsor link: http://www.broadband-finder.co.uk
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, faster.
Originally founded by Tom Preston-Werner, Chris Wanstrath, and PJ Hyett to simplify sharing code, GitHub has grown into the largest code host in the world.
Sponsor link: https://github.com
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazine, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
Publisher of the iconic "animal books" for software developers, creator of the first commercial website (GNN), organizer of the summit meeting that gave the open source software movement its name, and prime instigator of the DIY revolution through its Make magazine, O'Reilly continues to concoct new ways to connect people with the information they need. O'Reilly conferences and summits bring alpha geeks and forward-thinking business leaders together to shape the revolutionary ideas that spark new industries. Long the information source of choice for technologists, the company now also delivers the knowledge of expert early adopters to everyday computer users. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation.
Sponsor link: http://oreilly.com
JetBrains was formed in February 2000 by a group of young and energetic yet experienced and knowledgeable software developers. Since then, JetBrains has grown rapidly, established a presence on both sides of the Atlantic, and seen its product winning major industry awards.
Sponsor link: http://jetbrains.com
Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt pays a royalty on relevant books directly to open source projects. These projects have received over $400,000 as part of Packt's Open Source Royalty Scheme to date.
Our books focus on practicality, recognising that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt's digitally-focused business model allows us to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.
With over 1000 books published, Packt now offers a subscription service. This app and a PacktLib subscription now makes finding the information you need easier than ever before.
Sponsor link: http://www.packtpub.com
NuSphere provides a comprehensive PhpED PHP IDE built on best-of-breed components. NuSphere PhpED delivers everything you need to create and deliver professional web sites and applications fast.
Business development services include comprehensive consulting and partnership programs. To ensure that we are providing the products and services you need to be successful, NuSphere works closely with the open source community to promote the development and deployment of open source technologies around the world. Our business development team is available to consult with you about your technology needs; Contact us and direct your inquiry to Sales. We also welcome resellers, ISVs, distributors, and technology partners who want to share in our success.
Sponsor link: http://nusphere.com
Fanatical Support® has made Rackspace the service leader in cloud computing. We deliver enterprise-class hybrid cloud infrastructures to businesses of all sizes and kinds around the world. We started in 1998 and we host more than 205,000 customers worldwide. Rackspace combines public cloud, private cloud, and dedicated bare metal computing to provide the perfect infrastructure for each customer’s specific needs. And, the Rackspace Hybrid Cloud is powered by OpenStack® and backed by Fanatical Support.
Sponsor link: http://rackspace.com
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