Author Archives: Zend Community

PHP 101: PHP For the Absolute Beginner

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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.

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc3 Released!

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We’ve finished to tag and push packages of the third release candidate of ZF2, Zend Framework 2.0.0rc3, is now available! Release candidates are now happening weekly, and will continue until we feel the code is stable; we anticipate that by the end of the month, we should have a stable release. In the past week we managed about 65… Read more »

ZF2 documentation project, We Want You!

Recently we changed the format of the documentation of Zend Framework 2 from DocBook to reStructuredText. We used the Sphinx open source project ro render the documentation. Sphinx is a very powerful tool that is able to render the docs in many formats like Html, Pdf, ePub, etc. We decided to move the documentation from the zendframework/zf2 github repository to… Read more »

We are pleased to announce that there will be a Zend Framework 1.12 release!

As such, we will be reviewing proposals for any new components which proposers are confident can be completed in time for a release timed in December! If you are sitting on something you would like to see included, or are interested in reviving a proposal to have included in 1.12 (including from the archived proposals list), please get in touch… Read more »

Manage cloud infrastructures using Zend Framework

Recently, the Zend Framework community has developed a new component for cloud services: Zend_Cloud_Infrastructure. This component was provided to manage cloud infrastructures, with a common interface for multiple vendors. In this article we will present the basic usage of this new component with some examples and use cases. Background “The cloud is for everyone. The cloud is a democracy.” Marc… Read more »

Getting an OAuth Access Token from the Command Line

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OAuth is great – there’s no need to save users’ passwords, it’s – in theory – a consistent way to interact with other services, and it’s hopefully something that your users are familiar and comfortable using. But if you’re not just interacting with your users’ accounts – for example, your application uses a single account on a service to broadcast messages, or analyze data – getting or renewing the access token can be painful.