Web Application Development Using Zend Framework
Zend Framework (ZF) is a leading open-source framework for developing enterprise-scale, PHP web applications and services. ZF incorporates advanced software design patterns with a component structure based on highly modular, object-oriented code.
What Will You Learn?
Understand how to use Zend Framework to quickly build well-designed, scalable, and secure web applications. The class covers fundamental ZF concepts. And you will learn how to save time and solve common problems using components.
By the end of this course you’ll able to:
- Build a web application using Zend Framework.
- Define services classes — including model, view, controller, and custom "factory" — with well-defined dependencies.
- Create a multi-layer view architecture with your custom themes.
- Build object-oriented form classes that are easily maintained and extended.
- Secure your website against attack using the Zend Framework filtering and validation classes.
- Control applications' workflows with Zend Framework listeners and events.
- Build model classes that securely interact with a database.
- Use best practices to add modular application features.
Read our Frequently Asked Questions for more information.
This course is designed for intermediate PHP developers who have a good working knowledge of the PHP language and object-oriented programming (OOP). This is an introductory course and assumes no previous Zend Framework experience. While this is a fundamental level course on Zend Framework, participants are assumed to be proficient enough in the PHP language to understand intermediate-level code examples and to perform coding exercises.
Good working knowledge of PHP at an intermediate level and experience with developing object- oriented PHP applications.
This course provides a series of nine, two-hour, instructor-led lectures coupled with practical examples and participant exercises. Apart from holidays, course lectures are scheduled with a day in between meetings to allow participants to complete the labs.
Participants are provided with a course guide, and a virtual machine with solution code for a practice application used as a teaching tool throughout the course. The virtual machine also contains plenty of fully functional code examples using the latest version of ZF. This class can also be delivered by an instructor on site.