[opensource] Upcoming workshop: More PHP: The ZEND Framework

Alison Colman speciarchy at columbus.rr.com
Wed Nov 4 12:13:14 EST 2009


Here is the information about the second PHP workshop we are offering 
later this month:

Location: Wild Goose Creative (2491 Summit Street, Columbus OH - 
directions and parking)
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Workshop level: Intermediate
Instructor: Jason Gilmore
Cost: $25

The popular Zend Framework presents Web developers with a powerful 
PHP-based solution for creating and managing Web sites. In this three 
hour workshop attendees will gain valuable insight into the Zend 
Framework by following along with the creation of a simple blogging 
platform. Topics covered include:

* MVC Framework concepts
* Creating and configuring a Zend Framework-powered project
* Managing configuration data and the project lifecycle
* Creating and managing design templates
* Processing and validating form data
* Interacting with the database using the Zend Framework’s powerful 
Zend_Db component
* Creating and managing user accounts
* Taking advantage of Zend Framework components to extend your Web site

To participate in this workshop, participants are strongly encouraged 
to bring a laptop installed with the following software:

* PHP 5.2.4 or newer
* MySQL 4.1 or newer
* A Web server, preferably a recent version of Apache
* Your favorite code editor

To get the most out of the workshop, it is strongly recommended that 
attendees possess a basic understanding of the PHP and SQL languages.

To learn more and to register, please visit: 

Thanks again,

Alison Colman, Founder and Executive Director
The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab

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