Zend Framework: The Official Programmer's Reference Guide / Edition 1

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Extending the art and spirit of PHP, Zend Framework is based on simplicity and productivity, object-oriented best practices, corporate-friendly licensing, and a rigorously tested agile code base. Zend Framework helps build more secure, reliable, and modern Web 2.0 applications and web services—consuming widely available APIs from leading vendors like Google, Amazon, Yahoo!, Flickr, as well as API providers and cataloguers like StrikeIron and ProgrammableWeb.

With over 1,000 pages and 500 examples, Zend Framework: The Official Programmer’s Reference Guide complements quality code with quality documentation. This two volume guide gets you started and then immersed into all that Zend Framework has to offer.

What you’ll learn

  • Meet the ease-of-use requirements your users have come to expect with Ajax support through JSON.
  • Provide search functionality via a native PHP edition of the industry-standard Lucene search engine.
  • Understand how to implement syndication by exploring data formats and how your web 2.0 application will access them.
  • Consume and publish web services.
  • Discover the high-quality, object-oriented PHP 5 class library, with attention to best practices like design patterns, unit testing, and loose coupling.
  • See how flexible the Zend Framework architecture is.
  • Learn how extensible and well-tested the Zend Framework code base is, and more...

Who this book is for

This book is for web developers who need or want to use the Zend Framework in depth.

Dear Reader,

It has been brought to our attention that the first four pages are missing from print copies of Zend Framework. We apologize for this inconvenience, and we have provided the full TOCs for both volumes in the book resources section of this page.


The Apress Team

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Zend Framework
  2. Zend_Acl
  3. Zend_Amf
  4. Zend_Application
  5. Zend_Auth
  6. Zend_Cache
  7. Zend_Captcha
  8. Zend_CodeGenerator
  9. Zend_Config
  10. Zend_Config_Writer
  11. Zend_Console_Getopt
  12. Zend_Controller
  13. Zend_Currency
  14. Zend_Date
  15. Zend_Db
  16. Zend_Debug
  17. Zend_Dojo
  18. Zend_Dom
  19. Zend_Exception
  20. Zend_Feed
  21. Zend_File
  22. Zend_Filter
  23. Zend_Form
  24. Zend_Gdata
  25. Zend_Http

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430219064
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 4/17/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1258
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 2.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Businesses utilizing PHP know Zend as the place to go for PHP expertise and sound technology solutions. Zend's founders, Andi Gutmans and Zeev Suraski, are key contributors to PHP and the creators of the core PHP scripting engine, the Zend Engine. Because of their internationally recognized expertise, the company continues to provide important leadership for PHP and other open source communities, and plays a central role in the explosive growth of PHP.
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