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Zend Framework Certification

The Zend Framework Certification is an industry-wide standard that recognizes the attainment of a professional level of expertise in using Zend Framework . This certification is also a measure of distinction that employers use to evaluate prospective employees.

Please refer to the Certification FAQs for answers to some commonly asked questions.

The exam is created by an Advisory Board made up of thought leaders in the PHP community. Because the exam is created with specific skills, knowledge and competencies that are matched to real-world job functions, Zend Certifications provide a measure of technical distinction that employers use to evaluate prospective employees.

Exam Topics

MVC

  • Components
  • Pattern Basics
  • Bootstrap
  • Zend_Controller
  • Zend_Layout

Infrastructure

  • Zend_Config
  • Zend_Session
  • Zend_Registry
  • Zend_Loader

Internationalization

  • Zend_Date
  • Zend_Translate
  • Zend_Locale
  • Zend_Currency
  • Zend_View_Helper_ Translate
  • Internationalization Performance

Authentication and Access

  • Zend_Acl
  • Zend_Auth
  • Zend_Auth Adapters

Performance

  • Zend_Cache
  • Script inclusion
  • Optimization
  • Zend_Memory

Forms

  • Zend_Form
  • Validation/Filtering
  • Decorators
  • Elements
  • Forms
  • Display Groups & Sub Forms
  • Configuration
  • Internationalization





Security

  • Cross Site Request Forgery
  • Secure Authentication
  • Escaping for output
  • Cross Site Scripting
  • Security Best Practices

Diagnosis and Maintainability

  • Zend_Debug
  • Zend_Log


Filtering and Validation

  • Filtering Chains
  • Custom Filters
  • Standard Validation Classes
  • Validator Chains
  • Custom Validators

search

  • Zend_Search_Lucene
  • Indexing
  • Querying
  • Performance

Database

  • Zend_Db
  • Zend_Db_Statement
  • Zend_Db_Table
  • Zend_Db_Profiler
  • Zend_Db_Select
  • Table Data Gateway Pattern
  • Row Data Gateway Pattern

Mail

  • Constructing
  • Storage
  • Message retrieval
  • Storage providers
  • Message sending

Coding Standards

  • Coding conventions
  • Zend_Loader





Web Services

  • XML-RPC Client
  • XML-RPC Server
  • REST Client
  • REST Server
  • Zend_Service Web Services
Resources
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Customer Quote

   Since I got the certification, I have received interviews in some of the biggest PHP based companies in Barcelona and I now have job as a developer in one of the big online shops, so all the study was really worth it!   

Ricard ClauPHP Developer and ZCE

   The ZCE Certification demonstrates that the development team keeps in step with the latest PHP technology. And it helps to show our customers and prospects that we have highly qualified PHP developers where it matters most of all - their critical projects   

Dmitry KarpovichCEO, Oxagile