What a great year for PHP! From the launch of PHP 7.2 and huge growth for Zend Framework to the release of Zend Server 9.1 and the best ZendCon ever, we’ve seen tremendous opportunities for both the technology and the community.
Here are the top ten most popular articles we posted in 2017, covering a wide range of topics. Enjoy this walk down memory lane and prepare for an amazing 2018!
Mickey Hoter explains how the automated deployment capabilities of Zend Server fit into Jenkins continuous delivery.
Zeev talks about how the wonders of PHP 7 are brought to the IBM i platform, with its performance gains now at the disposal of developers on i.
One of the easiest ways to keep developers at your company for the long haul is to invest in their skills through training. Cal Evans walks through the math, revealing why training isn’t as expensive as you think.
Zeev wowed a full audience with the 7 ways to get better performance out of PHP applications. You can skip the blog and watch the webinar replay now.
If you’re using, or want to use, Magento at scale, this blog walks through how to set up and deploy Zend Server Cluster on Amazon Web Services.
Cal Evans was joined by Maurice Kherlakian, Alan Seiden, and Jonny Porto from YouGiveGoods.com for a frank and sometimes contentious discussion on the PHP industry and programming practices. Watch the replay now.
“A few years ago, PHP was perceived as more of a hobbyist language, it’s really more and more mainstream, more people, more applications. It’s a really good language to build solid enterprise applications.” – Maurice Kherlakian
Cal’s webinar on unit testing was such a hit, he needed this blog to answer all the questions we didn’t get to. From property-based testing to managing test time, Cal opens up with his expertise.
How do you manage different application versions, rollbacks, and cross-cluster synchronization? Zeev explains how Zend Server 9.1 rolled out a new mechanism for zero downtime application updates, whether at the cluster or server.
Matthew Weier O’Phinney explains how this middleware microframework allows you, the developer, the senior engineer, or the architect, to dictate what packages are needed and what workflows will best describe it. Now, with the Expressive 3 Preview, there are even more reasons to love the framework.
Whether an online store, a service center, or some other web application, you must ensure that the tools and services you use protect personal identification information (PII). Mickey walks through how you can use Zend Server to support personal security and privacy.