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    1. 1. preparing yourself for zend certification exam presented by mahmud ahsan zend certified engineer software engineer, i2we inc. http://blog.thinkdiff.net
    2. 2. topics <ul><li>what is ze nd </li></ul><ul><li>what is zend certification exam </li></ul><ul><li>benefit of becoming a zce </li></ul><ul><li>zce exam procedure </li></ul>
    3. 3. topics (continue) <ul><li>syllabus </li></ul><ul><li>sample questions </li></ul><ul><li>study material </li></ul><ul><li>reference </li></ul><ul><li>conclusion </li></ul>
    4. 4. what is zend <ul><li>company behind php </li></ul><ul><li>[Ze] ev + A [nd] i </li></ul>
    5. 5. what is zend certification exam <ul><li>a php certification test </li></ul><ul><li>zend certified engineers ( zce ). </li></ul>
    6. 6. benefit of becoming a zce <ul><li>BETTER JOB </li></ul><ul><li>COMPETITIVE SALARY </li></ul>
    7. 7. zce exam procedure <ul><li>Pearson VUE Testing Center, </li></ul><ul><li>70 questions in 90 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>125$ exam fee </li></ul><ul><li>three type of questions: </li></ul><ul><li>MCQ, 1 right answer </li></ul><ul><li>MCQ, MORE right answers </li></ul><ul><li>Write short answer </li></ul>
    8. 8. syllabus of zce exam <ul><li>php basics </li></ul><ul><li>functions </li></ul><ul><li>arrays </li></ul><ul><li>object-oriented programming </li></ul><ul><li>security </li></ul><ul><li>xml and web services </li></ul>
    9. 9. syllabus of zce exam (continue) <ul><li>strings and patterns </li></ul><ul><li>databases and sql </li></ul><ul><li>web features </li></ul><ul><li>streams and network programming </li></ul><ul><li>php 4/5 differences </li></ul><ul><li>design and theory </li></ul>
    10. 10. sample question <ul><li>what is the output of: </li></ul><ul><li>$a = 'name'; </li></ul><ul><li>$$a = &quot;Paul&quot;; </li></ul><ul><li>echo $name ; </li></ul><ul><li>$a </li></ul><ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>Paul </li></ul><ul><li>A warning! </li></ul>
    11. 11. answer <ul><li>What is the output of: </li></ul><ul><li>$a = ' name '; </li></ul><ul><li>$$a = &quot; Paul &quot;; </li></ul><ul><li>echo $name ; </li></ul><ul><li>$a </li></ul><ul><li>name </li></ul><ul><li>Paul </li></ul><ul><li>A warning! </li></ul>Correct Answer
    12. 12. sample question (continue) <ul><li>_________________ object-oriented pattern is used to implement a class that must be instantiated only once for the entire lifespan of a script. </li></ul>
    13. 13. answer (continue) <ul><li>singleton object-oriented pattern is used to implement a class that must be instantiated only once for the entire lifespan of a script. </li></ul>
    14. 14. sample question (continue) <ul><li>what is the output of: </li></ul><ul><li>echo strlen( 'php' ) ; </li></ul><ul><li>$a = array('ab', 'c'); </li></ul><ul><li>echo strlen( $a ) ; </li></ul><ul><li>fatal error! </li></ul><ul><li>33 </li></ul><ul><li>35 </li></ul>
    15. 15. answer (continue) <ul><li>what is the output of: </li></ul><ul><li>echo strlen(' php '); </li></ul><ul><li>$a = array ('ab', 'c'); </li></ul><ul><li>echo strlen($a); </li></ul><ul><li>fatal error! </li></ul><ul><li>33 </li></ul><ul><li>35 </li></ul>Correct Answer
    16. 16. sample questions (continue) <ul><li>which of the following functions can be used to break a string into an array based on a specific pattern? (Choose 2) </li></ul><ul><li>A. preg_split() </li></ul><ul><li>B. ereg() </li></ul><ul><li>C. str_split() </li></ul><ul><li>D. explode() </li></ul><ul><li>E. chop() </li></ul>
    17. 17. sample questions (continue) <ul><li>which of the following functions can be used to break a string into an array based on a specific pattern? (Choose 2) </li></ul><ul><li>A. preg_split() </li></ul><ul><li>B. ereg() </li></ul><ul><li>C. str_split() </li></ul><ul><li>D. explode() </li></ul><ul><li>E. chop() </li></ul>Correct Answer
    18. 18. study materials – books
    19. 19. study materials – php manual
    20. 20. study materials – google <ul><li>search in google “zend certification” </li></ul><ul><li>read what other zce says about their preparation and exam experience </li></ul>
    21. 21. study materials – mock exam <ul><li>http://www.phparch.com/c/product/vulcan/view </li></ul>
    22. 22. reference <ul><li>zend company: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zend.com/en/ </li></ul><ul><li>zend certification exam </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zend.com/en/services/certification </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zend.com/en/services/certification/pearson-vue </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.zend.com/en/services/certification/php-5-certification/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.phpfever.com/zce-what-to-expect.html </li></ul><ul><li>self test before zend exam </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.phparch.com/c/product/vulcan/view </li></ul><ul><li>http://shiflett.org/blog/2005/apr/zend-certification-self-test </li></ul>
    23. 23. Questions?

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