Tag: Zend Framework

Drupal vs Zend : which one should be used for application development?

“You have done that specific site in Zend, don’t you think our application is also suitable for Zend instead of Drupal”, I just got this email from a prospective client.

This question has been asked to me many times. I am a big fan of Drupal as well Zend, so this question always put me in my difficult zone. As I know both, I really can not take a stand against any one of them. Technically speaking, both are capable of handing any kind of project, although both have their pros and cons.…

How to integrate Magento and Drupal?

Magento is one of popular and robust e-commerce system which is based on the Zend Framework by Zend. It gives good tools and mechanism to operate your e-commerce websites and even multiple stores on different urls via single admin section.

Drupal is one of the best open source CMS having power of ease of use and lots of available modules which helps to build new functionality for users. It has powerful cck module for managing different meta values of a content entity.…

10 Reasons to Use Zend Framework

Why you should use Zend Framework? This is not only an interview question, while taking structural decisions about a project, we should ask this question to ourself. This article gives good reasons why you should adopt Zend framework in your working culture and what kind of benefits you can get out from Zend Framework.

  1. Extend Classes like There’s no Tomorrow
  2. Object-oriented Goodness
  3. Use What you Need, Forget Everything Else
  4. It lets you do a Lot of Things!
  5. No Model Implementation – Choose your Own Adventure!

Integrating Zend Framework with Drupal and WordPress

Zend Framework is not only a framework but a robust library for many kind of operations and services. While working with Drupal or WordPress sometime we found that a good library for one particular operation is already available in Zend Framework.

You can easily use Zend Framework library in your projects with bothering about its app framework and MVC structure. Drupal and WordPress both have mechanism to use Zend framework in them without doing any major work.

Drupa module for Zend Framework

Its very easy to setup and use.…

My Experiments with Open Source CMS and E-commerce Solutions

From now I will write about my experiences with Open Source CMSs/E-commerce Solutions everyday, I have planned to write about my projects and my work in those CMSs as a php developer.

I have planned following CMSs :

1. Joomla
2. WordPress
3. Drupal
4. SugarCRM
5. OsCommerce
6. Magento
7. PHPbb
8. ZenCart

Of course this list will increase everyday,…

Zundoo : Zend CMS : Zend Framework based CMS : A new initiative

We have just started a new ambitious project Zundoo.

Zundoo is aiming to be a best project for a CMS based on Zend Framwork.

Some of Zundoo’s planned features

1. Easy to Start like WordPress
2. Extensible like Drupal and Joomla
3. Security above everything
4.Automated update of the core
5. Yes, based on Zend Framework 🙂
6. Plugin System
7. Theme Based
8. Theme converter for migration from WordPress or similar types of simple CMS
9. Content importer for different CMS

…………………………… and many more
This will one of the first Zend CMS in the market.…