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Beginning Zend Framework

By Armando Padilla

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The Zend Framework is one of today's most popular PHP-based web application development frameworks. Beginning Zend Framework is a beginner's guide to learning and using this framework.

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  • ISBN13: 978-1-4302-1825-8
  • User Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Publication Date: September 8, 2009
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF

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The Zend Framework is one of today’s most popular PHP–based web application development frameworks. Beginning Zend Framework is a beginner’s guide to learning and using the Zend Framework. It covers everything from the installation to the various features of the framework to get the reader up and running quickly.

What you’ll learn

  • Install and configure the Zend Framework.
  • Create your first Zend Framework web application.
  • Explore controllers and actions, views, form creation, validation, and filtering.
  • Build and access the database layer with Zend_Db.
  • Develop a Send/Receive e–mail application using Zend_Mail.
  • Integrate web services and feeds, and create and incorporate a search engine.
  • Complete your web application by looking at performance optimization.

Who this book is for

This book is for the beginning-to-intermediate Web developer who primarily uses PHP.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with Zend Framework
  2. The Application
  3. Writing Controllers Using Zend_Controller
  4. Views, Forms, Filters, and Validators
  5. Database Communication, Manipulation, and Display
  6. Sending and Receiving E-mail
  7. Web Services and Feeds
  8. Creating a Search Engine Using Zend_Search_Lucene
  9. Caching with Zend Framework
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When setting the error handler, a controller of 'ApplicationError' does not work. 'Application-Error' does.


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