Recently revised for Zend Framework 1.9!, and combining 14 chapters containing 300 pages of instruction with access to almost 5 hours of online video, Easy PHP Websites with the Zend Framework is the ultimate learning guide to building powerful websites with the world's most popular Web development language.
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Written by popular author W. Jason Gilmore, you'll master the Zend Framework by following along with the creation of a community website for video gamers. Among other topics, you'll learn how to:
* Install and Configure the Zend Framework: You'll learn how to download and install the Zend Framework, and create new projects using the Zend_Tool component.
* Talk to the Database: The Zend_Db component gives you tremendous control over your database and the various table relationships. You'll learn all about this fantastic component in Chapter 6.
* Manage Your Web Site Layout: Using the Zend Framework's powerful layout capabilities, you'll learn how to create global layouts, and eliminate redundant code using view helpers and partials.
* Manage Web Forms: Create web forms, and validate user-provided data using the Zend Framework's validation component.
* Send E-mails: Send unformatted and HTML e-mails through your website using the Zend_Mail component.
* Create Community Features: Register users, manage logins, and recover forgotten passwords using the Zend_Auth component.
* Extend Your Network: Integrate with popular online services such as Google Maps, Amazon Web Services, the Facebook Platform, and PayPal.