CakePHP 3.x plugin to generate beautiful and functional masks in Bootstrap 3 style

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v1.1.2 2016-12-18 16:41 UTC

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Builder is a CakePHP 3.x plugin used to generate code in Bootstrap 3 style.

Some of the highlights:

  • Defined a new Bake template for generate CRUD using Bootstrap 3 framework.
  • Added filter action to controller and generate base filter template.
  • Open add, edit, delete and filter templates in the Bootstrap 3 modal view.
  • Used grid and detail template to extend the index and view actions functionality.
  • Used element to import in CakePHP 3 app default code and behavior.
  • Used DataTables JQuery plugin for table in the index template.
  • Integrated simple Role-Based Access Controll.

The last version was called "Monument Valley", from the image that appears at login.


This version uses popup element for ADD/EDIT/DELETE/FILTER actions:


In this version is a new dashboad Builder been integrated:


Minimal Requirements

The Builder plugin using this third-party libraries, managed with bower:


You can install this plugin into your CakePHP application using composer.


If Composer is installed, run to create your CakePHP project:

php composer.phar create-project --prefer-dist cakephp/app [your-project]  

Set database connection in /config/app.php, before proceeding with the installation of the Builder.

Plugin installation

The recommended way to install composer packages is:

composer require aoliverio/builder

Load plugin with route params in your application:

bin/cake plugin load -r Builder

Complete the installation using the Builder console:

bin/cake builder setup

Complete installation

Edit initialize function in src/Controller/AppController, it requires no change to the standard behavior.

namespace App\Controller;

use Builder\Controller\AppController as Controller;

class AppController extends Controller {
    public function initialize() {
        // YOUR CODE HERE

Edit initialize function in src/View/AppView, as follows:

namespace App\View;

use Builder\View\View;

class AppView extends View {
    public function initialize() {
        // YOUR CODE HERE

Test installation

To check the correct functioning go to the url (for example http://localhost/your-app/builder), and insert default credentials, username: and password: admin. The system is ready to be used.


For more informations about installation and configuration options, see the WIKI.

Bugs & Feedback


Copyright (c) 2016 Antonio Oliverio and licensed under MIT License.