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PHP Video: Why Zend instead of other PHP Frameworks?

June 14, 2009

Hi, In response to my a recent podcast where I recommended that PHP programmers learn the Zend Framework, I was asked why I choose Zend, rather than other PHP frameworks. The video:

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Setting up an MVC structure with the Zend Framework – part 2

March 26, 2008

Hi, I’ve released our second video (part 2 of 2) on setting up an MVC structure with the Zend Framework. This Zend Framework video is from our resident Zend-nerd: Jon Lebensold. Again, let us know what you think and should you have any suggestions or request, please feel free to comment. Running time: 19+ minutes…

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Setting up an MVC structure with the Zend Framework – part 1

March 24, 2008

Hi, I just released a new video on setting up an MVC structure with the Zend Framework. This video is a little more basic than the previous Zend videos … I had to twist Jon’s arm a little. Anyway, let us know what you think and should you have any suggestions or request, please feel…

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PEAR vs. Zend Framework

March 14, 2008

PEAR vs. Zend Framework Now that the Zend Framework is ready for ‘prime time’, I’ve been considering the Pear framework with regards to how it now fits in the PHP world. NOTE: Several picky nerds have pointed out that PEAR is not a framework – check out the comments below. OK, I would agree, technically…

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Zend Framework Video Tutorials

March 9, 2008

I just launched a new section on Killerphp.com on the Zend Framework. I figured it only made sense, given that we’ve built two live web applications based on it: Video sharing site: www.idea22.com Web template sharing site: www.webshapes.org – For those of you who are not familar with the Zend Framework: The Zend Framework is…

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Zend Framework: Using View Helpers to Build Rich, Scalable, Controls

January 29, 2008

Using View Helpers to Build Rich, Scalable, Controls by: Jon Lebensold Whether you’re developing an ASP.NET application, working with rails or dealing with a templating engine like Smarty, the idea of partial templates is not foreign. Partial templates allow developers and designers to work with panels or sub-groupings of content that need to be dynamic….

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Zend Framework Components Part 2: Zend_View

January 14, 2008
Posted in Zend-Framework

By: Jon Lebensold As part of a series of articles about the Zend Framework and MVC, I’d like to take some time and cover Zend_View (the ‘V’ in that MVC triad). Within the Zend Framework architecture and documentation, Zend_View is often coupled with the Zend_Controller as a means of providing a templating engine that encourages…

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Zend Framework Components – Part 1

December 14, 2007

By: Jonathan Lebensold Why aren’t you teaching me how to make a blogging / shopping cart application? Because the Pragmatic Programmers did a fantastic job when they wrote their famous Rails book “Agile Web Development with Rails.” Crowds ooo-ed and aaa-ed when the rails camp wrote tutorials that described “how to make a blog in…

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The Zend Framework: Writing Object-Oriented PHP with Ease.

November 21, 2007

Introduction In my attempt to turn you nerds into uber-nerds, I’ve been lucky enough to get the young and talented Jon Lebensold (my right hand nerd) to bang out a few articles (and soon videos) on some of the emerging PHP technologies and working practices that take PHP into the enterprise arena. Enterprise arena =…

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