PHP frameworks, Part 5, Integrating external tasks

Scheduling framework-created tasks is easy and safe, once you know how

From the developerWorks archives

Duane O'Brien

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: February 19, 2008

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 "PHP frameworks" series takes a look at three widely used PHP frameworks — Zend, symfony, and CakePHP — examining their similarities and differences while building and extending a sample application in each of the three. In this article, you will integrate external tasks, creating a simple task that can be called using the scheduler cron.

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