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Introducing Zend View Helpers
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video covers how to setup and user Zend View Helpers. I also cover how state is managed within the class. Next week I'll show you how you can use this technique with a bit of AJAX to make those View Helpers shine! I'll post the project code for both videos with part 2.

Making JSON Objects from Zend_Controllers (Using JQuery)
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

I started this video thinking it would be short and it ended up close to 30 minutes. If you find these videos too long, please let me know and I'll break them up.

In my own defense, this video covers a lot of ground. I introduce JQuery and immediately put it to work for sending and receivi...

Zend_Form Introduction, Part 2
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video is part 2 of my introduction to Zend_Form. These last two videos have been a bit long since Zend_Form has a lot of behavior.

I've also included the source code for this video. Hopefully this will help you follow along.

Zend_Form Introduction, part 1
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This screencast ran a little long, and unfortunately I'll have to post the rest next week. We start with creating a DTO (Data Transfer Object) that will house our data as we pass it from the Controller, to the form and then back to the view. Zend_Form is used for validation and rendering

Managing Session with Zend_Session_Namespace
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video covers the Zend_Session_Namespace class. It's a short introduction to how we can use this object to simplify passing data from Zend_Controller action to another during a user's stay on our web application.

Creating custom Zend_Controller routes
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

A look at how you can create custom routes and pass parts of your query string into a Zend_Controller as a named parameter.

Using Blueprint CSS with Zend
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video looks at the HeadLink view helper and how blueprint can easily be integrated into an existing zend_layout

Adding an XHTML Strict Doctype and CSS File the Zend Way
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

Using zend_layout, a CSS file and doctype will be set through some helpful tools provided in the Zend Framework.

Creating Zend_Controllers
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

The last video in a series showing how to setup the Zend Framework from scratch. This video goes through the steps required to create a Zend_Controller for handling error reporting as well as creating the main IndexController. Zend_Layout is also briefly mentioned as part of the MVC setup.

Make an index file for a Zend Framework project
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

This video covers the code found in the Zend Quickstart guide for creating the bootstrap file. I create the index.php file which will handle all the browser requests to the Zend Framework.

Writing a bootstrap file
Category: Web Development > PHP      Posted: 02 Aug 09

Setting up a bootstrap.php file as part of a Zend Framework MVC structure. I also cover the preliminary steps in setting up a Zend Framework project in NetBeans.

How to Make AJAX Requests With Raw JavaScript
Category: Web Development > Other      Posted: 31 Jul 09

I demonstrated how to make AJAX requests with raw JavaScript. In today's screencast, we'll take things a step further as we use PHP to query a database, convert it to the JSON format, and use Javascript to asynchronously request this information and display it on the page..