CakePHP is an open source MVC framework. It makes developing, deploying and maintaining applications much easier. CakePHP has number of libraries to reduce the overload of most common tasks. Following are the advantages of using CakePHP.

    Open Source
    MVC Framework
    Templating Engine
    Caching Operations
    Search Engine Friendly URLs
    Easy CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) Database Interactions.
    Libraries and Helpers
    Built-in Validation
    Email, Cookie, Security, Session, and Request Handling Components
    View Helpers for AJAX, JavaScript, HTML Forms and More