Talk in English - UK at Dutch PHP Conference 2010
View Slides: http://www.slideshare.net/sebastian_bergmann/the-cake-is-a-lie-4475889
Short URL: https://joind.in/talk/d92f5
Even if you have not played the game Portal" you might have come across the phrase "The cake is a lie". According to the Urban Dictionary, it roughly translates to "your promised reward is merely a fictitious motivator".||Scaffolding, the meta-programming method of building software applications, promises easier development and a faster time-to-market. But the "code generation bliss" can lead to problems later on, for instance with regard to maintainability and scalability. This sessions takes a sceptical look at frameworks such as CakePHP and Symfony.