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Zend Server Web API spotlight: Connecting to a Zend Server cluster part 2

March 12, 2014

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Hey everybody, In a previous post I introduced the serverAddToCluster Web API action which allows us to initiate clusters and join existing ones with Zend Server. That post showed some code and discussed how the clustering process is started; now I will talk about how we should track the progress of our cluster and deal with […]

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Zend Server Web API Spotlight: New in Zend Server 6.3

February 14, 2014

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Hey everybody, I’m taking a brief pause in our scheduled programme of Web API tips and tricks, to let you know about the recently released Zend Server 6.3. I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you about news and additions in Web API version 1.7 for Zend Server 6.3: Web API Samples kit I’ve […]

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Announcing Zend Server 6.3!

February 12, 2014

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We’ve just released the latest version of our platform for Continuous Delivery of applications.  What’s new in Zend Server 6.3? Language and Platform Support Zend Server now supports PHP 5.5. With this release, Zend Server supports production environments on three major versions of PHP: 5.5 (supported for the first time), 5.4, and 5.3.Zend Server 6.3 […]

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Zend Server Web API spotlight: Connecting to a Zend Server cluster

January 30, 2014

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Hey everybody, Having introduced the basics of Zend Server Web API we can now turn our attention to particular workflows, areas of interest and functionality. In this post, I will show you the basic steps our system goes through to connect to a Zend Server cluster and what happens behind the scenes. We’ll see some […]

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BOOK: Zend Framework 2.0 by Example – Beginners Guide

January 23, 2014

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Zend Framework 2.0 by Example – Beginners Guide PACKT Publishing $49.99 (USD) 208 Pages PACKT Publishing publishes books on lots of open source topics. Often very specific and cutting edge topics. That specificity can make the audience for such a book smaller that the already relatively small market for software development books.  So the price […]

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Zend Server WebAPI spotlight: Version Negotiation Explained

January 23, 2014

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Hey everybody, As discussed earlier, Zend Server’s Web API has multiple versions – with each new feature and option new Web API actions are created and existing ones gain new meaning and behaviors. While Zend Server may be forging ahead, it is shifting your infrastructure along with it – which may not be desirable. The […]

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Zend Server Web API Spotlight: Versioning

January 8, 2014

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Hey everybody, One of the nagging problems of APIs everywhere is that of Versioning – the ability of an API to adapt its behavior based on the version requested by the client. The Zend Server Web API confronts the problem of Versioning and strikes a compromise between maintainability and usability. In this post we will […]

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Zend Server WebAPI spotlight: Asynchronous Actions

December 26, 2013

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Hey Everybody, Today we’ll discuss WebAPI asynchronous actions – requests that respond immediately but have not actually completed yet. In the previous Spotlight, we took a look at the basic steps of connecting to and using the Zend Server WebAPI. Many of the available WebAPI actions, will return immediate and final responses. These responses may […]

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In a world of mobile and cloud technologies, do IT certifications still matter?

September 25, 2013

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IT certifications have long been touted as a ticket to job security and career advancement. Today, however, the cloud has fundamentally changed the nature of IT. It’s no longer about being an infrastructure expert or a code specialist. IT workers must adopt more versatile roles. Certifications still matter, but not in the way that they used to. […]

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Special training offer for ZendCon attendees only!

September 25, 2013

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Interested in updating your (or your team’s) skills? You’re probably already aware that Zend offers a full range of online training to help developers go deep on PHP and Zend Framework, including classes that lead to certification. But did you know that ZendCon attendees get special benefits available only to developers attending the conference? [ Read more HERE ]

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