The first official beta of PHP 5.3 has been released today. You can download to begin testing your applications against it.
But what does all this have to do with PHP, you ask? Well, PHP is commonly used on the server end of the connection, to handle AJAX requests and send back responses. But that isn’t all it can do – with a little PEAR package called HTML_AJAX, you can use PHP to significantly simplify the work that goes into building and deploying an AJAX application.
That’s where this article comes in. Over the next few pages, I’m going to give you a quick run-down on the PEAR HTML_AJAX class, together with a few examples of how you can use it to AJAX-ify various Web applications. Keep reading, and be prepared to be amazed!
So, now you have seen how to add commands to the zf tooling system. But what if you want to interact with a “Project”. I guess the bigger question to answer is, what is a “Project”? In general, a “project” is a planned endeavor or an initiative. In the computer world, projects generally are a collection of resources. These resources can be files, directories, databases, schemas, images, styles, and more.
In this article, Alan Seiden gives away 4 secrets on how he prepared for the Zend Framework Certification exam, and passed it. This goes a little deeper than “study hard and often”, and gives you links to excellent resources for when you are prepping for the exam. If you still have doubts about wether you can pass the exam, you sure want to read this article, and get yourself certified. With these steps, there are no more reasons why you can’t be a Zend Framework Certified Engineer too!
The new year has just started, and to start off well the dutch PHP usergroup (phpGG) is organizing a frontend-oriented event. This event is intended for developers who get in touch with client-side technology. Not just PHP developers, also frontend developers, and everyone who has to deal with frontend stuff in some way. Whether you deal with frontends on a daily basis, or are curious to the possibilities of making a new application more attractive in a graphical sense, you can’t miss out on this day. Besides all this, it’s also an excellent opportunity to get a (free!) membership of phpGG!