Vagrant on AWS with Windows

Vagrant on AWS with Windows Required installations: – AWS CLI – VirtualBox – Vagrant – an existing EC2 instance with an account private key on your local file system. [Optional] If you use PuTTy ssh client, you may want to install and configure the Vagrant PuTTY plugin, by following instructions here: https://github.com/nickryand/vagrant-multi-putty. You will also…

I’m back!

I’m back from my cross country bike ride!  On a completely different topic, my book with Packt Publishing, is finished and available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other fine book retailers:

cakephp controller save from scaffolded “join table” relationship, non-conventional primary keys

When I build interfaces on top of a pre-established database schema, I usually can’t change schema properties.  That’s a problem when working with a “convention over configuration” MVC Framework like cakephp. After baking/scaffolding a CRUD interface based on a “join table” (HABTM) class, that issue came into focus, once again.  I have had run into…