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Category Archives: Zend

Getting started with Zend on XAMPP

Today I am going to show you how to set up the Zend framework using XAMPP on a Mac.

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Using the Zend Framework Layout

Zend can be pretty useful when it comes to layouts. Today I am going to show you how to set up two layouts, along with dynamic meta title, description and keywords. If you haven’t already got Zend set up – you can follow my previous tutorial here.

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Adding a WordPress Feed in Magento

Right, it has been a while since I posted on the green acorn web development blog. So today I am going to publish a quick tutorial. Lately I have been working on a Magento site with WordPress as the blogging platform. Normally to load WordPress in an external system, you simply require wp-load.php which gives you access to all the WordPress functions. However, try and do this in Magento and it will give you all sorts of problems.

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Enhance your website forms with Zend_Dojo_Form

I’ve heard a few people talking about Zend_Dojo and how easy it is to implement into your web projects. Lately, I have been doing some research on Zend_Dojo_Form. My first thoughts were that it looked really good. It had a nice look and feel, along with basic Dojo / client side validation. If you are used to using the Zend_Form class – Zend_Dojo_Form allows the same server side validation and filtering, making it a lot more powerful.

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