Category Archives: Tutorials

Installing and Configuring Zend Server 6 on Apple Mac OSX

If you’re a web developer and your development machine is a Mac you have likely discovered that  “Web Sharing” was removed from OSX Mountain Lion. There are a few tutorials on the web that can walk you through getting a PHP stack set up on the Mac, but they all describe somewhat more work than necessary. Since Zend Server free edition offers… Read more »

Malt Blue Shows us How to Build Extendable and Extensible Zend Framework Applications

Over at they have released another one of their great tutorials. Since you are a cutting edge Zend Framework developers though, you already knew that because you read them regularly, right? no? Well, click on in, I’ll share the link.

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 »

Creating Web Page Templates with PHP and Twig (part 1)

There’s no shortage of PHP template engines and they’re all very similar, often differing only in implementation details and support for specific features. They all serve the same purpose: that of functionally separating a Web application’s user interface from its business logic, and thereby enabling developers and interface designers to work on the same application without getting in each other’s hair.

Using the Plurk API with PHP

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Plurk is a popular micro-blogging site that allows users to quickly and concisely post status updates, news and event streams. It also comes with a JSON-based Web service API that allows developers to programmatically add, search and manipulate Plurk content. This article shows you how to quickly and efficiently connect your PHP application to Plurk using Plurk’s PHP library.