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Creating deployment packages with Zend Studio 9

Deploying your work in Zend Studio is quite easy.  You have the ability to deploy directly from your IDE, which is, in general, more for local environments, the Zend Developer Cloud or testing.  The reason for this is because generally the developer should not have access to production.  Therefore, the drag and drop deployment thatContinue Reading “Creating deployment packages with Zend Studio 9”

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Enter Deployment: Zend Server 5.5

Today Zend Server 5.5 was released.  This is actually a pretty good sized deal.  The big addition to the Zend Server feature list is deployment.  Now, you might be saying “come on, Kevin, there are many PHP deployment solutions already”.  To which I would say “yes, there are.  But there are NO solutions that workContinue Reading “Enter Deployment: Zend Server 5.5”

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Deployment beta for Zend Server 5.5 – Getting Started

Deployment for PHP applications is one of those things where it’s tough to get a general reading on where things are.  On one hand you have people who have deployment mechanisms that seemingly automate the rotation of the earth and on the other hand you have people who jump up and down on their code tryingContinue Reading “Deployment beta for Zend Server 5.5 – Getting Started”

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Details on building a Flex-based dashboard with a PHP backend

Yesterday (June 1st) I wrote a blog post on how to set up an example application that I did for a webinar with Adobe and building a Flash based dashboard application (I would suggest watching it) connecting into to PHP.  Today I would like to provide some of the details of how I did allContinue Reading “Details on building a Flex-based dashboard with a PHP backend”

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Building a Flex-based dashboard with a PHP backend

Today (June 1st) I got to give an online talk with Adobe on how to create a stunning analytics dashboard with Flex and PHP (recording here).  I’m a horrible graphic designer and so I don’t know how stunning it was, but from the technical perspective we covered a lot and it was a lot ofContinue Reading “Building a Flex-based dashboard with a PHP backend”

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Zend Server 5.1 Web API

This weekend we soft launched the Zend Server 5.1 update.  So soft, in fact, that I didn’t even know it was launched.  But I did know it was coming.  Most of the improvements were either bug fixes or performance improvements.  Some of the performance improvements have actually been pretty significant, particularly under load. But weContinue Reading “Zend Server 5.1 Web API”