RewriteRouter and Zend_Config play together

While getting the hang of the Zend_Controller_RewriteRouter, which is now included in Zend Framework 0.1.5, I was adding the routes in my index.php (bootstrap) file and wondered if there was any way of storing them elsewhere. It is possible to […]

Zend Frameworking

Now that the host for has upgraded to PHP5 I’m working on migrating it to use the Zend Framework. I thought it may be interesting to run through a few of the reasons I’ve chosen to do so especially […]

Custom View Helpers in Zend Framework

The Zend Framework Manual describes View Helpers like so: “In your view scripts, often it is necessary to perform certain complex functions over and over; e.g., formatting a date, generating form elements, or displaying action links. You can use helper […]

File browsing in Vim

Well-heeled Vim users will no doubt see the following as being pretty obvious. For anyone else like me fumbling around with Vim to the point of giving up, I hope this at least saves you the time I spent until […]

Getting to know Zend_View

Like many other PHP developers I’m keeping an eye on the progress of the Zend Framework. It’s currently still in the very early stages of development but is nonetheless worth “getting to know”. These are some notes from a play […]