I have a new PHP class which I would like to call from a Controller. Where, in the CakePHP folder structure, should I place this new class and what is the procedure to invoke or make use of it from a controller? Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
From my point of view, you can reuse any own class and also any third parties class as a utility class. If so, then you can place the class into
src/Utility folder. Please use the proper namespace. After that, you can use that class anywhere in CakPHP 3.x.
HOW TO PLACE:
Say, you have a class named
Jorge, save it into
src/Utility folder using file name
namespace App\Utility; statement top of your
HOW TO USE:
In which file you want to use this class, just put
use App\Utility\Jorge;. After that, you can call the class into that file.
If you have a third party package of many classes, then you can follow http://stackoverflow.com/a/28527683/1787600