File Upload on CakePHP

I have a file manager written on PHP and I’m transfering all it’s logic to CakePHP 2.1, making it object oriented…

Yesterday I was working with the file upload section, that gets the file from the client and saves on the server, including saving some details of the file on the database. The difficult part was doing that using the CakePHP resources, because I didn’t knew them yet.

Example 1: I usually develop on Linux, that uses / for paths, but yesterday I was on Windows, that uses \. How to treat that??

Example 2: I was using PHP functions to create the directories (mkdir), remove directories (rmdir) and do the upload (move_uploaded_file). How to do that on CakePHP??

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