Also, your data array has to have the name of the model you want to save.
So: should only contain the name of the field, not the name of the model and field.
Overall, the work took me 5 or 6 hours spread out over a few evenings.
I would suggest anyone attempting to do an upgrade to give the upgrade shell a serious look.
After downloading/cloning the upgrade tool, you need to install dependencies with shell.
That means, models should be capitalized-singular named, and table fields should be lowercase.i am newbie in Cakephp so I feel difficulties to implement the database queries ..