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

March 12, 2014


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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PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

January 21, 2014


p. This area is intended for everyone new to PHP. It opens with a series of informal, entertaining tutorials written by Vikram Vaswani, founder and CEO of Melonfire. These tutorials build on a previously-published 5-part series which has now been updated and extended to embrace PHP 5, making parts of it suitable for those of you who already have worked with PHP 4 in the past.

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XML- RPC Client

August 1, 2013


This tutorial teaches you, step-by-step, how to build an XML-RPC client in PHP using the XML-RPC library written by Edd Dumbill. It covers each of the PHP classes you will be using, and how they fit together to form the final client.

A primer is included to introduce the basics of the XML-RPC specification. The primer provides enough information to work with the XML-RPC library. If you want to learn more about the XML-RPC specification see

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VIDEO : Behavior Driven Development with Behat

May 22, 2013


Behavior Driven Development with Behat Unit tests give you a good base to ensure your classes are working technically correct. Integration tests show that they play well with each other. But who takes care that all your code actually does what your business owner wants it to do? This session gives you an introduction into […]

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Installing and Configuring Zend Server 6 on Apple Mac OSX

February 28, 2013


If you’re a web developer and your development machine is a Mac you have likely discovered that  “Web Sharing” was removed from OSX Mountain Lion. There are a few tutorials on the web that can walk you through getting a PHP stack set up on the Mac, but they all describe somewhat more work than necessary. Since […]

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Malt Blue Shows us How to Build Extendable and Extensible Zend Framework Applications

August 17, 2012


Over at they have released another one of their great tutorials. Since you are a cutting edge Zend Framework developers though, you already knew that because you read them regularly, right? no? Well, click on in, I’ll share the link.

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Understanding Zend Framework’s Plugin Parts 1 & 2

August 9, 2012

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Have you ever gotten stuck trying to write your own Plugin or helper for Zend Framework? Here are a couple of articles that may help unstick you.

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Zend Framework – How To Implement RSS Feeds the Easy Way

July 11, 2012


Malt Blue has a new tutorial available on how you can add RSS feed capabilities to your existing Zend Framework 1 application. Click on in, I’ve got a link to this simple yet informative tutorial.

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Zend_Form and Zend_Config Parts 1 & 2

May 15, 2012


Over at they’ve posted parts 1 and 2 of a series on using Zend Form and Zend Config together. Click on in, let me show you what you are missing.

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PHP and SOAP – First Steps

March 28, 2012


This is the beginner’s, beginner intro for getting SOAP working with PHP. Quite a bit more basic than most, simply because it’s all new to me and I wanted to write it all down and, possibly, save you the same headache’s I’ve had the last couple days.

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