Zend Framework 2 Articles

How to Simplify Expressive Configuration with Interop-Config

April 4, 2016

Want a simpler way to configure a Zend Expressive application? Want to simplify how it’s done, yet still be sufficiently expressive enough, that it’s easy to read and maintain? Then it’s time you got to know Interop-Config by Sandro Keil.

Zend Framework 2 for Beginners is Ready

April 2, 2014

Whether you’re completely new to Zend Framework, have experience in other PHP frameworks, such as Symfony, CodeIgniter, Laravel, Kohana and FuelPHP or have a background in other, MVC-based frameworks, get the book that teaches you what you need to know to develop successfully with Zend Framework 2.

Gary Hockin's Maximising Zend Framework 2 Performance Talk (Review)

April 27, 2014

<p>Over the weekend, I was fortunate enough to be at this year’s <!-- raw HTML omitted --><!-- raw HTML omitted -->PHP<!-- raw HTML omitted --> UK Conference<!-- raw HTML omitted -->, in London. One of the highlights for me, as a Zend Framework developer and evangelist, was Gary Hockin’s talk on <a href="https://www.dropbox.com/s/i9klpji4os53u90/Maximising%20Performance%20in%20ZF2%20-%20PHPUK.pdf" title="Maximising Zend Framework 2 Performance">maximising Zend Framework 2 performance</a>.</p> <p>Whether you’re new to Zend Framework 2, or an old hand (<em>can someone really say they’re an old hand after such a short period of time?</em>) the talk covered a range of tools, tips, and techniques for increasing application performance.</p>

Zend Framework 2 - The New HTML5 Form Fields - Part 2

April 11, 2013

In today’s post, we look at more HTML5 Form fields in Zend Framework 2: Month, Range, Color, Week and Number, as well as element properties and attributes. Come look around more of the great new elements available.

Zend Framework 2 - The New HTML5 Form Fields

April 29, 2013

In today’s tutorial come and learn the new HTML5-specific form elements available in Zend Framework 2. You’ll learn how they work, how to use them, what they look like.

Zend Framework 2 - Hydrators, Models and the TableGateway Pattern

April 15, 2013

<h2 id="synopsis">Synopsis</h2> <p>Zend Framework 2 comes packed with an assortment of new features and functionality and greatly streamlines how common scenarios, such as interacting with datasources and application configuration and caching are implemented.</p> <p>Whether it’s <a href="http://www.masterzendframework.com/tutorial/zf2-html5-form-field-introduction" title="Zend Framework 2 – The New HTML5 Form Fields">the new HTML5 form elements</a> and view helpers, the new implementation of <a href="http://framework.zend.com/manual/2.1/en/modules/zend.http.html">Zend\Http</a>, the Service Manager, the Event Manager or that <a href="http://www.masterzendframework.com/tutorial/zend-framework-2-modules-the-applications-heart">Modules are now first-class citizens</a> - you can’t help but see that it’s bursting at the seams.</p>

Zend Framework 2 Modules - The Application's Heart

April 2, 2013

<p><a href="http://www.masterzendframework.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Post-Image.jpg"><!-- raw HTML omitted --></a></p> <!-- raw HTML omitted --> <blockquote> <p>If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.</p> </blockquote> <p>It’s a really exciting time at the moment with Zend Framework 2 gaining so much traction, after being stable for some time now.</p> <p>Though I and countless others really enjoyed the 1.x series, it did leave some things to be desired - to be fair.</p> <p>But the more I explore of the 2.x series, the more I honestly can say that I’m very impressed with it. It may not be as fast as the previous series, but with respect to development, there’s so much going for it it’s worth shouting about.</p> <p>So it really is rewarding and exciting to begin covering all that it has to offer us. In <a href="http://www.masterzendframework.com/articles-2/zend-framework-2-core-concepts-understanding-dependency-injection">part one of this series</a>, I looked at a central concept of the revised framework - <strong>Dependency Injection</strong>.</p>

Zend Framework 2 Core Concepts - Dependency Injection

April 17, 2012

To master the Zend Framework 2 we need to understand its core concepts. In this series, we work through four of the core ones, starting with Dependency Injection. Join me today to get started learning all about DI.