Concepts, Techniques and Practical Solutions
"Web Development with Zend Framework 2" is the first and only book about the brand new Zend Framework 2 - it's written for beginners as well as advanced users and it covers all fundamental concepts and brings tons of practical solutions for your daily business.
Explore the Zend Framework 2 and create your own superb social network
* Create powerful web applications by leveraging the power of this Model-View-Controller-based framework
* Learn by doing; create a social network from design to deployment
* Written in a framework and the API-centric approach to simplify the process of learning
Zend Framework more » 2 has a flexible architecture that lets us build modern web applications and web services easily. It also provides an easy-to-use, high quality component library that is designed to be used the way you want.
It's easy to get started and produce a powerful and professional looking website with Zend Framework 2 Application Development. Exploring real life applications, we will explore the Zend Framework 2 components, as well as throwing some light on best practices and design concerns faced when building complex MVC applications.
Zend Framework 2 Application Development is a hands-on guide to building your application.
We will explore the components of this new version of the framework and discover how to use each component, the options available, and how to get the most from each component. Whilst learning everything you need to know, we’ll even create our own social network.
We will also learn to engineer an application using an API-centric approach, broadly used today to build applications that work seamlessly on desktops, mobiles and tablets. We will learn how to filter and validate data, interact with databases to retrieve and store data, handle and manipulate file uploads, interact with other websites, deal with spam, and also protect your APIs using OAuth authentication whilst allowing people from all over the world to interact with your application.
Zend Framework 2 Application Development is your guide to everything you need to know to build applications of any size for big and small companies alike, whilst using the right components for the job.
What you will learn from this book
* Get to grips with the features of Zend Framework 2’s MVC architecture
* Filter and validate data no matter what the content is
* Handle and manage file uploads
* Gather content from other websites
* Fight spam with services such as Akismet
* Pull content from RSS feeds
* Quickly build forms such as login, register, and so on.
* Protect your API layer by using authentication protocols such as OAuth
* Manage database operations
* Build web services using the latest controller types
Every concept is put into practice with clear, step-by-step instructions and a hands-on approach. Forget about hundreds of pages full of theory; learn everything by example with Zend Framework 2 Application Development.
Who this book is written for
Written for PHP developers who want to get started with Zend Framework 2. Whether you are learning Zend framework from scratch or looking to sharpen up your skills from previous versions, Zend Framework 2 Application Development will help you to harness the power of Zend to produce better and more powerful applications. Basic knowledge of object-oriented design will be helpful. « less
A Beginner's Guide
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 more » 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 « less
Build a Full CMS Project
The Zend Framework is a truly amazing PHP–based web application development framework and platform that is breathing new life into PHP development. One of the most common uses for a framework such as this is to build content–driven web sites.
Learn to master the secrets of the Zend Framework with this new book from php|architect's popular Nanobook series! Written by Zend DevZone editor and well-known PHP expert Cal Evans, php|architect's Guide to Programming with Zend Framework helps you understand the Zend Framework through a detailed roadmap more » into its features and functionality. This book covers much of the primary functionality offered by the Zend Framework, and works well both as a thorough introduction to its use and as a reference for higher-level tasks. The table of contents includes: - Getting started - The Model - The Controller - The View - Data access - Web services - Authorizations - Exceptions and error management - Rich Internet Applications - Hacking the framework: secret classes and advanced functionality - Framework internals - Tips & tricks - The new Zend_Layout classes With a rich, example-driven style and the trademark no-fluff approach to professional content, php|architect's Guide to Programming with the Zend Framework belongs in your book collection! « less