January 23, 2014

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BOOK: Zend Framework 2.0 by Example – Beginners Guide

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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January 23, 2014

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Zend Server WebAPI spotlight: Version Negotiation Explained

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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January 21, 2014

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PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

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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January 8, 2014

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Zend Server Web API Spotlight: Versioning

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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December 26, 2013

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Zend Server WebAPI spotlight: Asynchronous Actions

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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December 16, 2013

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Zend Server WebAPI spotlight: WebAPI 101

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Hey everybody, My name is Yonni Mendes. I’m the Technological Lead for the Zend Server UI and WebAPI. I’ve been with Zend Server 6 since it was a spark in a product manager’s eye. I’m happy to have seen Zend Server 6 go through planning, design, development and deployment. This is the first in a […]

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November 20, 2013

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Announcing Zend Server 6.2

Today at ZendCon Europe, we announced the immediate availability of Zend Server 6.2! This release enhances its capabilities as a platform for continuous delivery of PHP apps: Enhanced deployment automation workflow lets users manage and provision apps’ virtual host configurations cluster-wide (including SSL vhost configuration for secure sites) Improved library management allows users to automate […]

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November 7, 2013

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Announcing Zend Studio10.5

We are very excited to announce the availability of Zend Studio 10.5 This release is significantly faster and provides major improvements for some of the most common technologies used in every-day PHP development, which will greatly enhance your Zend Studio experience. Key improvements include: Fastest Zend Studio ever – The latest release analyzes your projects […]

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September 25, 2013

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

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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September 25, 2013

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Special training offer for ZendCon attendees only!

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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