Zend Framework, A Beginner's Guide

Paperback | August 12, 2010

byVikram Vaswani

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Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Leverage the power of the Zend Framework to supercharge your PHP development! Zend Framework: A Beginner's Guide covers key features, including model-view-controller implementation, routing, input validation, internationalization, and caching, and shows you how to use them in a practical context. The book walks you through the process of building a complete Web application with the Zend Framework, starting with the basics and then adding in more complex elements, such as data pagination and sorting, user authentication, exception handling, localization, and Web services. Debugging and performance optimization are also covered in this fast-paced tutorial.

Designed for Easy Learning

  • Key Skills & Concepts--Chapter-opening lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
  • Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
  • Try This--Hands-on exercises that show you how to apply your skills
  • Notes--Extra information related to the topic being covered
  • Tips--Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Cautions--Errors and pitfalls to avoid
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

    Read-to-use code at www.zf-beinners-guide.com and www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload.

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Essential Skills--Made Easy!Leverage the power of the Zend Framework to supercharge your PHP development! Zend Framework: A Beginner's Guide covers key features, including model-view-controller implementation, routing, input validation, internationalization, and caching, and shows you how to use them in a practical context. The book wa...

Vikram Vaswani is the founder and CEO of Melonfire (www.melonfire.com), a consultancy firm with special expertise in open-source tools and technologies. He has 12 years of experience working with PHP and MySQL as a Web application developer and product manager. Vikram writes a regular column for the Zend Developer Zone and is the autho...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:464 pages, 9.2 × 7.3 × 0.9 inPublished:August 12, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007163939X

ISBN - 13:9780071639392

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing the Zend Framework
Chapter 2 Working with Models, Views, Controllers and Routes
Chapter 3 Working with Forms
Chapter 4 Working with Models
Chapter 5 Handling CRUD Operations
Chapter 6 Indexing, Searching and Formatting Data
Chapter 7 Paging, Sorting and Uploading Data
Chapter 8 Logging and Debugging Exceptions
Chapter 9 Understanding Application Localization
Chapter 10 Working with News Feeds and Web Services
Chapter 11 Working with User Interface Elements
Chapter 12 Optimizing Performance
Appendix Installing and Configuring Required Software