Zend Framework 2.0 by Example: Beginner's Guide
Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub
PHP Developers will find this book quickly takes their web application building skills to new levels. It's a chance to learn Zend Framework 2.0 through real world examples and an involving hands-on approach.
- Master application development with Zend Framework 2.0
- Learn about Zend Framework components and use them for functions such as searching, image processing, and payment gateway integrations
- Integrate third-party services for media sharing and payment processing
ZF2 is the latest update to the well-known Zend Framework. This version has considerably eased the process of building complex web applications with minimal development effort using plug and play components. ZF2 also provides a highly robust and scalable framework for developing web applications.
"Zend Framework 2.0 by Example: Beginner’s Guide" will guide you through the process of developing powerful web applications using ZF2. It covers all aspects of Zend Framework application development right from installation and configuration; the tasks are designed in a way that readers can easily understand and use them to build their own applications with ease.
"Zend Framework 2.0 by Example: Beginner’s Guide" begins with the basic installation and configuration of the Zend Framework. As you progress through the exercises, you will become thoroughly acquainted with ZF2. With this book, you will learn about the basic concepts of building solid MVC web applications using Zend Framework 2.0. The detailed step-by-step instructions will enable you to build functionality such as a group chat, a file & media sharing service, search, and a simple store to name a few. You will also use a wide range of external modules to implement features that are not natively available. By the end of the book, you will be well versed in building complex, functionality-rich web applications using Zend Framework 2.0.
"Zend Framework 2.0 by Example: Beginner’s Guide" provides everything that you need for building functionality-rich web applications with simple real world examples and tasks.
What you will learn from this book
- Install and configure Zend Framework 2.0
- Familiarize yourself with building Zend Framework 2.0 applications and get well versed with Zend Framework 2 MVC
- Discover how to use forms, validation, and authentication
- Understand models and database access
- Create a communications application including chat and e-mail
- Implement searches using Apache Lucene
- Build your own e-commerce store with PayPal integration
- Learn how to create HTML5 web applications
"Zend Framework 2.0 by Example: Beginner’s Guide" is a step-by-step guide that aims to empower you to build web applications packed with some really exciting features using Zend Framework 2.0.
Who this book is written for
If you are a PHP Developer who is new to Zend Framework, but you want to get hands-on with the product quickly, this book is for you. Basic knowledge of object oriented programming with PHP is expected.
getAutoloaderConfig() and getConfig() methods. autoload_classmap.php: The getAutoloaderConfig() method in the skeleton module loads autoload_classmap.php to include any custom overrides other than the classes loaded using the standard autoloader format. Entries can be added or removed to the autoload_classmap.php file to manage these custom overrides. config/module.config.php: The getConfig() method loads config/module.config.php; this file is used for configuring various module configuration
file_get_contents($uploadPath ."/" . $upload->filename); // Directly return the Response $response = $this->getEvent()->getResponse(); $response->getHeaders()->addHeaders(array( 'Content-Type' => 'application/octet-stream', 'Content-Disposition' => 'attachment;filename="' .$upload->filename . '"', )); $response->setContent($file); return $response; } Tip File download For implementing a file download, we need to disable the layout. This can be achieved by directly providing the HTTP
section for sample Word and Excel documents. In this case, we will upload a Word document and an Excel spreadsheet as follows:Sample Word 2007 document Sample Excel 2007 spreadsheet Add the following lines to the indexing function present in SearchController, which is present in CommunicationApp/module/Users/src/Users/Controller/SearchController.php, so that the method picks up and indexes Word documents and Excel spreadsheets separately:if (substr_compare($fileUpload->filename,
time date week month email url number range color tel search Tip HTML5 specification For further reading, please refer to the HTML5.0 specification available on the W3C website: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/. The following link points to specification for the element: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/forms.html#the-input-element In this chapter we will understand the usage of these input elements. HTML5 input elements Zend Framework 2.0 now supports all of the
newly specified HTML5 input types; these inputs are available under Zend\Form\Element like any other input types. The following list describes each of these elements along with their class names and their description: datetime – The following is the description of this input type:Element: Zend\Form\Element\DateTime Used to render the Date/Time Element input field with the time zone set to UTC HTML tag: The datetime element rendered in Opera