Z-Ray for CakePHP

This piece introduces yet another new addition to the Zend Server plugin family – the CakePHP plugin for Z-Ray. Zend Server plugins are pieces of code that extend Zend Server’s functionality in a variety of ways. Z-Ray plugins result in adding specific information in Z-Ray on the app/framework/platform you’re developing. There are already more than 20 Z-Ray plugins for some… Read more »

A new type of PHP, part 1: Return types

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Every significant release of PHP adds a number of new features, with one or two that really define the release.  For PHP 5.3, it was namespaces and anonymous functions.  For PHP 5.4, it was traits.  For PHP 5.5, generators.  For PHP 5.6, variadics. While PHP 7 has a large array of new improvements to make developers lives easier and involve… Read more »

Announcing Expressive

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new project, Expressive! Expressive allows you to write PSR-7 middleware applications for the web. It is a simple micro-framework built on top of Stratigility, providing: Dynamic routing Dependency injection via container-interop Templating Error Handling Installation and Quick Start Expressive can get you up and running with an application in minutes…. Read more »

Introducing Z-Ray on Azure

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This article introduces a new and cool way to develop PHP on the cloud, with Z-Ray on Microsoft Azure. You’ve probably already heard of Z-Ray, but just in case you haven’t – here’s a short recap. Z-Ray is an advanced debugging and productivity tool for PHP developers that provides info on what’s going on under the hood of your apps,… Read more »

Z-Ray for Concrete5

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Hi guys. Zend Server 8.5 was announced just over a month ago, and we’ve already seen some new plugins developed by the community added to the Zend Gallery. In this article I’d like to introduce you to one of them – the concrete5 Z-Ray plugin developed by Andrew Embler (@aembler). First, and as a short reminder to those new to the concept… Read more »

PHPWomen & Zend Give Scholarship to ZendCon

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Working in conjunction with PHPWomen, we are going to give away a scholarship to ZendCon! We are kinda excited about it. Zend has been a supporter of PHPWomen since their inception. One of their very first booths was at ZendCon 2007. (Lig, Liz and I setup a table and stole a beer stein from the bar to use as a… Read more »

Zend Framework 1.12.14, 2.4.6, and 2.5.2 Released!

The Zend Framework community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of: Zend Framework 1.12.14 Zend Framework 2.4.6 Zend Framework 2.5.2 You can download the releases from the Zend Framework site: http://framework.zend.com/downloads/latest These releases contain a critical security fix. Security Fix Zend Framework versions 1.12.14, and 2.4.6, and 2.5.2 introduced fixes for ZF2015-06, a serious vulnerability in ZendXml when used… Read more »