Training Courses

 

Learn PHP from the basics, through cutting edge topics, and on to certification. Each course offers real-life examples and interactivity to provide a robust and hands-on training experience, to sharpen your skills and add new development practices.

Our Courses are taught online with a live instructor. Classes can also be taught onsite or in a classroom setting (availability based on geography).

 

PHP Courses

PHP I: Foundations

course is designed to provide non-programmers with a solid foundation in the PHP language. This course guides you through the basics of PHP with an experiential approach, filled with numerous examples and hands-on exercises, including substantial practice in coding parts of a functional application - an online inquiry app. All of the exercises are designed to reinforce key language concepts.

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PHP I: Foundations for IBM i

course is designed to provide RPG programmers with a solid foundation in the PHP language. This course consists of the standard PHP I class sessions plus three additional sessions, taught by an IBM i expert, to cover the IBM i Database and Toolkit differences.  Course has numerous examples and hands-on exercises, including substantial practice in coding parts of a functional application - an online inquiry app. 

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PHP II: Higher Structures

class is designed for PHP developers who want to further advance their skills in the PHP language and already know the basics of PHP syntax, language constructs, and web site functionality. It utilizes a hands-on approach with numerous examples and practical exercises - as well as a key development project - to enhance learning. All of the exercises are designed to reinforce key advanced language concepts!

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Test Prep: PHP Certification

course prepares experienced PHP programmers for the challenge of passing the PHP certification exam and achieving the status of Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE). This is a test preparation and PHP review course – it does not teach PHP.   The course will guide you through an in-depth review of all of the 10 major topics areas. Plus, it contains important information about the exam itself and strategies for answering the exam questions. Participants are challenged to test their knowledge with focused quizzes throughout the course.

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Building Security into your PHP Applications

is one of the most important things to keep in mind when developing web applications. Unfortunately, it is also one of the things most easily overlooked while developing. Reviewing thousands of lines of code is a daunting task - one that can be avoided if an application is developed with security in mind. This PHP class presents a comprehensive overview of current security issues and is designed to equip PHP developers with the knowledge they need to build more secure web applications.

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Quick Start: PHP for OO/Procedural Programmers

course is designed to quickly build an experienced programmer’s understanding of PHP language. This course covers many of the same topics as both the PHP I: Foundations and PHP II: Higher Structures classes at an accelerated rate with special emphasis on the differences between PHP and other commonly used languages. This class utilizes a hands-on approach with numerous examples and exercises to hone your coding skills while utilizing best practices.

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Zend Framework 2 Courses

Zend Framework 2: Fundamentals

course is designed for experienced PHP programmers who want to learn to combine ZF2 concepts and structural elements to utilize the full power of this software development kit for PHP 5 applications. Zend Framework 2 is an open-source class library with a central theme of “extreme simplicity”. ZF2 helps you to reduce the tedious details of coding, freeing up your time to be more productive as you focus on the big picture. 

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Zend Framework 2: Advanced Concepts

 course is designed for proficient PHP programmers, already familiar and working with ZF2, who want to take their knowledge to the next level by learning how to apply best practices when configuring and building applications for scalability, interactivity, and high performance. The course is designed around a series of common use cases, guiding the developer in using ZF2 to make their code more robust, streamlined, and secure.

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Test Prep: ZF2 Certification

course prepares experienced developers who design and build PHP applications using ZF for the challenge of passing the certification exam and achieving the status of Zend Framework 2 Certified Architect (ZFCA).

Please Note: This is a Test Preparation course it does not teach ZF. It utilizes a special review format for presenting the material that mimics the exam experience. Class includes one exam voucher.

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Zend Framework 1 Courses

Zend Framework 1: Fundamentals

course is designed for experienced PHP programmers who want to learn to combine ZF concepts and structural elements to utilize the full power of this software development kit for PHP 5 applications. Utilizing a collection of customizable PHP classes, ZF1 provides robust functionality suitable for both large and small tasks. This course introduces of the Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern, to ensure you learn current best practices in PHP development.

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Zend Framework 1: Advanced Concepts

course is designed to take PHP developers already working with ZF to the next level by teaching them how to apply best practices when configuring and building applications for scalability, interactivity, and high performance. You will learn how modularizing the MVC structure can increase efficiency in coding and facilitate team development. We'll also teach you best practices on producing Rich Internet Applications, that can incorporate resources from other languages

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Test Prep: ZF1 Certification

course prepares experienced developers who design and build PHP applications using ZF for the challenge of passing the certification exam and achieving the status of Zend Certified Engineer in Zend Framework(ZCE-ZF).  

Please Note: This is a Test Preparation course it does not teach ZF. It utilizes a special review format for presenting the material that mimics the exam experience.  The certification exam is based on v1.5.  Class includes one voucher for the Zend Framework Certification Exam

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Zend Product Courses

Zend Server 

The Zend Server Training Course provides an in-depth look at Zend Server: the complete, enterprise-ready Web Application server for running and managing PHP applications that require a high level of reliability, performance, and security. This course is designed to provide System Administrators / Operators (or individuals who fulfill similar functions) with the knowledge and confidence to successfully utilize Zend Server in their critical role of providing a stable, secure, and robust server environment to both internal and external users.

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Zend Studio  

The Zend Studio Training course is designed to provide PHP programmers with a practical, in-depth knowledge of Zend Studio. Zend Studio uses professional PHP development capabilities to create Zend's PHP IDE. This course simulates many of the major processes and challenges faced when developing an application, utilizing the TDD approach as a best practice. This course presents an extensive treatment of the features offered by this leading IDE, many of which revolve around (require knowledge of) PHP, OOP, and the MVC design pattern. 

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I'm really enjoying the class .....compared to just buying a book.....this is a far more engaging way to learn.

 

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Online Training

Zend's instructor-led online training courses will help you learn PHP quickly and easily. Relevant exercises are integrated throughout the curriculum allowing students to apply their newly learned PHP skills.

Note: All participants are registered as space permits or at least 24 business hours prior to scheduled start of the course.

Classroom Training

Our product training courses are offered in a classroom setting.

These comprehensive, experiential courses are taught by a Zend PHP expert, and include product and course material for each participant.

Onsite Training

Onsite training services are a good fit for teams of 5 or more who need to be trained at once. An experienced Zend professional will bring Zend's knowledge of PHP, PHP applications, and Zend products directly to you.