Virtual query fields in CakePHP

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This basically compliments the article about virtual entity fields. Note that those entity ones are not creating custom SQL queries, but work/operate on the existing entity data. Now, the query ones, however, usually involve custom SQL snippets to fetch the…

Working with virtual fields in Cake1.3

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In earlier versions of CakePHP we had to use Behaviors like "MultipleDisplayFields" or whatever. With $Model->virtualFields it is now possible to natively use find() methods combined with virtual fields. The nice thing about it is, that the pagination can work…