Zend Framework, A Beginner's Guide

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July 16, 2010


Electronic book text, 464 pages

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0071639403 / 9780071639408

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Main description

A practical guide to the Zend Framework

Perfect for real-world PHP developers working against aggressive deadlines, Zend Framework: A Beginner's Guide teaches you how to work smarter by taking full advantage of Zend Framework’s extensibility, scalability, and flexibility. Learn how to use the Zend Framework to simplify and shorten the application development cycle, reduce testing time, and improve quality.

Zend Framework: A Beginner's Guide:

  • Is written by a featured columnist with Zend Technologies
  • Covers the most important components of the Zend Framework
  • Introduces MVC concepts and theory, and then demonstrates real-world implementation of the theory
  • Provides numerous projects and code examples
  • Offers all code from the book for download

Essential skills made easy
Basic Features; Basic Principles and Conventions; Models; Controllers and Views; Authentication, Access Control and Sessions; Routing; Error Handling; Advanced Features; XML; Ajax and JSON; Localization; Web Services; Performance Optimization

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Introducing the Zend Framework
Chapter 2 Working with Models, Views, Controllers and Routes
Chapter 3 Working with Forms
Chapter 4 Working with Models
Chapter 5 Handling CRUD Operations
Chapter 6 Indexing, Searching and Formatting Data
Chapter 7 Paging, Sorting and Uploading Data
Chapter 8 Logging and Debugging Exceptions
Chapter 9 Understanding Application Localization
Chapter 10 Working with News Feeds and Web Services
Chapter 11 Working with User Interface Elements
Chapter 12 Optimizing Performance
Appendix Installing and Configuring Required Software

Author comments

Vikram Vaswani is the founder and CEO of Melonfire (www.melonfire.com/), a company specializing in software consultancy and content creation and syndication services. He is the author of PHP Programming Solutions, How to Do Everything with PHP and MySQL, and MySQL: The Complete Reference.

Copyright 2014 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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