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


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: 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 »

Develop Your First Zend Server Plugin – Part 2

In the previous article in this series you learned how to develop a Z-Ray plugin. Once you feel your plugin is ready, you can share it with the entire community via the new Zend Server Plugin Gallery, or – deploy it on your Zend Server for easier management and handling. This article describes how to package the plugin and prepare it for… Read more »

Debugging PHP Web Apps in a Docker Container

Debugging is an essential task of software development in any programming language. Unfortunately, the out-of-the-box experience with debugging in PHP is not always great. The “stock” PHP binaries available at do not come configured with either of the two popular debug servers Xdebug and Zend Debugger. Developers are required to do additional configuration to make debugging possible with their… Read more »

Apigility 1.3.1 Released!

We’ve just released Apigility 1.3.1, which you can download from the Apigility website: If you are already using Apigility, you can update your project using Composer:

This release fixes a few minor issues discovered following the 1.3.0 release, as well as fixes a security vulnerability. Security Fix A security vulnerability was reported against zf-oauth2, with a potential user… Read more »