Tag Archives: MVC

The MVC Paradox

Use of the Model View Controller (MVC) design pattern is generally accepted as a best practice in modern web applications. Like all design patterns, MVC is a reusable solution to a common problem. The MVC pattern is intended to address the following concerns: Support for multiple types of clients Reduce duplicate code when supporting multiple [...]

Vermont Startup Looking for PHP Developer

A new startup called Kohort is looking to add a PHP developer to their team here in Burlington, Vermont. The job description is as follows: We’re a new startup with some venture backing. We’re looking to add an experienced developer to help us out for the next five weeks (and possibly more). Qualifications are: experienced [...]

Zend Framework 2.0 and PHP 5.3 Web Applications SXSW Interactive Panel

I have submitted a panel on Zend Framework 2.0 and PHP 5.3 Web Applications for the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival. Please consider giving this panel your vote. From the panel’s description: Zend Framework is a free/open source web application framework. It can be used either as a component library or as a full-stack Model–View–Controller (MVC) [...]

MVC in Zend Framework

In my previous post in this series we looked at how Zend Framework applications can be bootstrapped. We saw the configuration file (application/configs/application.ini) and the Bootstrap class (in application/Bootstrap.php) from a demo blogging application, Postr. What happens once your application is bootstrapped and run? That’s where Zend Framework’s routing and Model-View-Controller (MVC) components come in [...]