August 27, 2013

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Announcement : Google’s Peter S Magnusson to Keynote ZendCon 2013

Zend is excited to announce that the mid-day keynote on the first official conference day at ZendCon 2013 will be presented by Peter S Magnusson, Director of Engineering at Google. Title:               The rise of the Cloud Native developer Date:               October 8, 2013 PM Speakers:       Peter S Magnusson Google has spent years building out some of the […]

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August 23, 2013

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Guest Post : PHP’s Remarkable Hexadecimals

Guest Post by Sharon Lee Levy, ZCE Intro During the past year, I have been giving a presentation whose title varies between “PHP: Numerics and Wizardry” and “PHP: Quirks, Gotchas & Wizardry” Both talks discuss among other topics, hexadecimal support in PHP.  While it is true that the use cases for hexadecimals are less frequent […]

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August 21, 2013

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New Zend Server / PHP Cloud Integration

PHPCloud.com is a great place in the cloud to do PHP development. Thousands of developers have been happily using this free service for a year now but the the PHP Cloud team at Zend has continued to be hard at work. The most recent release includes over 130 updates. One of the most exciting is […]

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August 21, 2013

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Installing Zend Server – Port 80 In use

I got a brand new ASUS Desktop machine last weekend. It came with Windows 8 and a collection of “featured software” per-installed. Of course the first thing I wanted to do was set the machine up for PHP development by installing Zend Server. To my surprise Zend Server reported that port 80 was already in […]

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August 16, 2013

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Build a Headquarters for Your Code Libraries

“Let’s get our ducks in a row before we start shooting.” - David Martin [1] Ever notice those hidden inefficiencies caused by your applications’ code libraries? Patching and maintaining multiple copies of libraries, one per application, is a waste of time and a good way for errors to creep into the process Keeping multiple versions of […]

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August 14, 2013

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Connecting Zend Studio to Zend Debugger over an SSH Tunnel

This article applies to: [ Zend Studio, Zend Server ] [ All operating systems ] Overview Normally, Zend Studio initiates the remote debugging session by sending a regular HTTP request to the debug server. This HTTP request contains return address parameters (IP address and port number) that the Zend Debugger uses when starting a new […]

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August 13, 2013

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Remote Debugging and Breakpoints

This article applies to: [ Zend Studio ] [ All operating systems ] Preface One of the most common remote debugging scenarios for a PHP developer using Zend Studio is this: Opening the source code. Setting the breakpoints in the relevant project. Running a debug session. Following the execution of the application by monitoring/controlling the […]

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August 12, 2013

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10 Tips for a Speedy Zend Studio

This article applies to: [ Zend Studio ] [ All operating systems ] Overview As a PHP developer, you work  with your favorite IDE for eight hours every single day, so it is absolutely necessary to understand what can be achieved by all the features Zend Studio provides – and what should be avoided. I’d […]

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August 5, 2013

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Did you know that Zend Server is way more than a PHP stack ?

So you installed Zend Server for the integrated PHP stack, but did you know you get much, much more ? Now that you have Zend Server up and running – watch this 8 minutes video for a quick preview of all the PHP developer goodness that you also just installed !

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