Synopses & Reviews
Essential Skills--Made Easy
Leverage the power of the Zend Framework to supercharge your PHP development Zend Framework: A Beginner's Guide covers key features, including model-view-controller implementation, routing, input validation, internationalization, and caching, and shows you how to use them in a practical context. The book walks you through the process of building a complete Web application with the Zend Framework, starting with the basics and then adding in more complex elements, such as data pagination and sorting, user authentication, exception handling, localization, and Web services. Debugging and performance optimization are also covered in this fast-paced tutorial.
Designed for Easy Learning Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated
Read-to-use code at www.zf-beinners-guide.com and www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload.
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 Frameworks 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
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
Section 1: Basic Features
; Chapter 1.
Introduction; Chapter 2.
Basic Principles and Conventions; Chapter 3.
Models; Chapter 4.
Controllers and Views; Chapter 5.
Authentication, Access Control and Sessions; Chapter 6.
Routing; Chapter 7.
Error Handling; Section 2: Advanced Features
; Chapter 8.
XML; Chapter 9.
Ajax and JSON; Chapter 10.
Localization; Chapter 11.
Web Services; Chapter 12.