Tag Archives: Zend

Custom Zend DB Table Base Class with Static Finder Methods

I’m putting it out there that I’m a fan of the Active Record Software Design Pattern.  Zend Framework uses a different design pattern for it’s database modelling called the Table Data Gateway Pattern.  In reality both are very good at doing what they’re meant to do, ie, model the tables in a database and return [...]

Setup a local Apache server with virtual hosts for PHP development on Windows

This micro-tutorial covers downloading and installing Apache HTTP server and PHP and running it locally with virtual hosts on Windows.  It’s quite straight forward for the experienced user but putting the pieces together for the beginner can sometimes be difficult.  This is a high level tutorial aimed at those newbies so that they can get [...]