Category Archives: News

Zend Framework 2.4.0 RELEASE CANDIDATE 2 Released

I’ve just tagged ZF 2.4.0rc2, and I NEED YOUR HELP! This is our second release candidate, and we hope to make it the last one before pushing a stable 2.4 release. You can help us by testing your applications under 2.4.0rc2; run “composer update zendframework/zf2” in your application, and run any unit or acceptance tests you might have. If you… Read more »

How to develop a Z-Ray Extension

A new tutorial describing how to develop a Z-Ray extension was published on the Zend blog. The tutorial demonstrates just how easy it is to extend Z-Ray by adding new panels with information you think is important for your development work. Using the publicly available extension APIs (, you can easily customize existing Z-Ray panels, or plug in your own… Read more »

Zend Server 8 on Amazon Web Services – What’s New

Zend Server on AWS

The latest Zend Server 8 on Amazon Web Services Marketplace (8.0.1) introduces some exciting new features tailored for Amazon Web Services users. We received a lot of feedback from users over the past few months, and many of the new features are a direct result of this feedback. Please keep sending us anything you’ve got via all the available channels. We… Read more »

Announcing the Zend Framework 3 Roadmap

The Zend Framework team has announced a high-level overview of their plans for Zend Framework 3 today. The plans include: Separating components into individual, versioned projects. Updating the existing full-stack MVC framework to depend on the newly independent components for better reuse and simplicity. ZF2 MVC applications will have a documented upgrade path to ZF3 requiring minimal changes. Embracing middleware runtime patterns… Read more »

Zend Server Web API Spotlight: Z-Ray

Hey Everybody, Zend Server 7.0 is released and with it an exciting new feature: Z-Ray. This new feature exposes your application’s inner workings and logic to you, its developer. To say that Z-Ray makes life easier is an understatement but there will be plenty of other blog posts to praise it and show how it can be used. Zend Server… Read more »

Announcing the ZendCon 2013 App Contest Winner

Thanks to all the contestants who entered applications in this year’s ZendCon App Contest. We received several great apps, but the final vote was unanimous. Meet Espen Hovlandsdal … The winner of this years ZendCon App Contest. Espen Hovlandsdal has been doing web development for as long as he can remember. He is currently a software architect working at the… Read more »

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 most robust and scalable infrastructure… Read more »