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Top Books about Zend Framework 3

In this post I want to provide a collection of books on Zend Framework 3 with their brief descriptions, advantages/disadvantages. This list is not yet complete, because ZF3 was released not so long ago, and more books will be released

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A Free Book about Zend Framework

Hi everyone! I’m pleased to announce that now you can read my new book “Using Zend Framework 3” absolutely for free! Moreover, the book is an open-source project hosted on GitHub, so you are encouraged to contribute. The book source

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Getting Started with Magento Extension Development – Book Review

Background Recently, I needed some good resource to start learning Magento e-Commerce system for one of my current web projects. For this project, I was required to write an extension module that would implement a customer-specific payment method. To get started,

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When to Create a New Controller in ZF2?

When your site grows in size, you should create new controller classes instead of putting all actions to IndexController. The Index controller is used for defining the actions which work for your entire site. It is recommended to create new

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PHPCloud — A New Easy Way to Run ZF2 Web Applications

In this post, I will tell about the PHPCloud, which is a new “platform as a service” which makes it possible to run your Zend Framework 2 based application in the cloud. The PHPCloud is currently in beta testing stage

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Becoming a Zend Certified Engineer

This week I watched a webinar “Excellerate your career with Zend Certifications” about Zend Certification. The certification allows to get direct benefits to those who develop web sites with PHP/Zend Framework. Once you have certified, you are able to greatly increase

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Get a Cool PHP T-Shirt from Zazzle

I found interesting t-shirts and mugs for people who likes PHP. Those can be purchased from Zazzle (look above for an example). The link:

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