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Php Zen with Zend



A presentation on the Zend Framework that covers what it is, why to use it, as well as some small examples of it in action.

A presentation on the Zend Framework that covers what it is, why to use it, as well as some small examples of it in action.



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  • PHP Zen with Zend Exploring the Zend Framework Nathan Porter 2008
  • What is the Zend Framework?
    • Web Application Framework
      • Code Libraries
      • Object Oriented
    • Open Source
    • PHP5
    • MVC design
    • It’s RAD
      • R apid
      • A pplication
      • D evelopment
  • Why Zend?
    • Standardized PHP
    • Allows developer to focus on functionality instead of code
    • Modular design
    • Well Documented
    • Dozens of useful pre-coded components
    • Contains parts of available API’s like Google
    • List of Components
  • Zend: Who Uses it?
    • SourceForge
      • OpenId ( Zend OpenId )
    • Fox Interactive
      • IGN.com
      • RottenTomatoes.com
      • AskMen.com
    • IBM
      • QEDWiki
  • Zend: Getting Started
    • Zend is already set up at Plymouth on www, www2, and turing
    • For personal development, Zend needs to be set up on the web server
    • Download Zend Framework
    • A great example of setting up Zend Applications
  • Zend vs PHP: Zend_Date
    • Yesterday With Zend
    • Yesterday with PHP
    • Breakdown
      • Same goal
      • Less code for operation
      • More Precision
      • More functionality with dates
  • Zend vs PHP: Zend Mail
    • Mail With Zend
    • Mail With PHP
    • Breakdown
      • Same goal
      • Potentially more code
      • Object Oriented style more apparent
      • More functionality with mail
  • Using Zend: Zend_Feed
    • Functionality for consuming RSS and Atom Feeds
    • Pre-built to handle most feed syntax
    • Object Oriented
      • Zend_Feed::import()
    • Try/catch error handling
      • Zend_Feed_Exception
    • Documentation
  • Zend Studio: A Zend IDE
    • Pros
      • Syntax Highlighting
      • Fast Zend App Creation
      • Auto Complete
    • Cons
      • Big
      • Need Project Base
      • Expensive: $799 to $990
  • Works Cited
    • Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zend_Framework
    • Framework Manual: http://framework.zend.com/manual/en/
    • Zend Framework Wiki: http://framework.zend.com/wiki/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=10530
    • Zend: http://www.zend.com/en/
    • Zend Framework Tutorials: http://www.zftutorials.com/
    • Zend Application Setup: http://mitchellhashimoto.com/zend-framework-tutorials/getting-started/