Zend Framework 1.8 Web Application Development Table Of Content

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Creating a Basic MVC Application
Chapter 2: The Zend Framework MVC Architecture
Chapter 3: Storefront Basic Setup
Chapter 4: Storefront Models
Chapter 5: Implementing the Catalog
Chapter 6: Implementing User Accounts
Chapter 7: The Shopping Cart
Chapter 8: Authentication and Authorization
Chapter 9: The Administration Area
Chapter 10: Storefront Roundup
Chapter 11: Storefront Optimization
Chapter 12: Testing the Storefront
Appendix: Installing Supporting Software
Index

  • Chapter 1: Creating a Basic MVC Application
    • Overview of MVC architecture
    • Setting up the environment
    • Installation
    • Creating the project structure
    • Application directory structure
    • Bootstrapping
      • The index file
      • Application configuration
      • The bootstrap file
    • Your first controller
      • The Action Controller
        • Subclassing
        • Initialization
        • Actions
        • The standard router
        • Utility methods
        • Action Helpers
    • Your first view
      • View directories
      • Creating a view
      • View Helpers
        • URL View Helper
      • View customization
    • Handling errors
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: The Zend Framework MVC Architecture
    • Zend framework MVC overview
      • What is a request
      • Request handling
      • Abstractness of MVC components
    • The Front Controller
      • Design
      • Defaults
      • Using the Front Controller
        • Invocation parameters
        • Options
        • Modules, controllers, and actions
        • MVC component customization
        • Plugins
    • The router
      • Design
      • Defaults
      • Using the router
        • Zend_Controller_Router_Route
        • Zend_Controller_Router_Route_Static
        • Zend_Controller_Router_Route_Regex
        • Zend_Controller_Router_Route_Hostname
        • Zend_Controller_Router_Route_Chain
        • Zend_Config
    • The Dispatcher
      • Design
      • Request dispatching
      • Using the Dispatcher
    • The Request object
      • Design
      • Defaults
      • Using the Request object
        • The HTTP Request object
    • The Response object
      • Design
      • Defaults
      • Using the Response object
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Storefront Basic Setup
    • Getting started
      • Software requirements
      • Coding standards
    • The Storefront requirements
    • The Storefront overview
    • Basic structure and setup
      • The directory structure
      • Bootstrapping with Zend_Application
        • Zend_Application basics
        • Bootstrapping the storefront
        • Zend_Application configuration
        • The bootstrap class
        • Creating the bootstrap resources
        • Bootstrapping complete
      • The basic layout
        • A little task for you
    • Building the Storefront
    • The Storefront database
      • Database installation
        • Product table
        • ProductImage table
        • Category table
        • The user table
      • Introducing Zend_Db
        • Adding Zend_Db to the Storefront
    • Logging and debugging
      • Zend_Debug
      • Zend_Log
        • Adding Zend_Log to the Storefront
        • Using the logger
        • Database profiling with Zend_Log
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Storefront Models
    • Models in the Zend Framework
    • Model design
      • The application stack
      • Fat Model Skinny Controller
        • Fat Controller
        • Fat Model
      • Model design strategies
        • Direct inheritance
        • Has-a relationship (composition)
        • Domain Model
      • Further reading
    • Storefront Models
      • Model Resources
      • Managing Model Resources
      • Model Resource data sources
        • Model Resource Items
        • Resource Item business logic
    • Loading Models and Resources
      • Zend_Loader_Autoloader_Resource
        • Resource Autoloading
    • The SF Library
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Implementing the Catalog
    • Getting started
    • Creating the Catalog Model and Resources
      • Catalog model skeleton
        • Naming conventions
        • Catalog methods
      • Catalog Model Resources
        • Zend_Db_Table
        • Model Resource Items
      • Implementing the Catalog Model
        • Model Resource interfaces
        • Model Resource implementation
      • Catalog Model
    • Loading Models and other assets
      • Configuring the Autoloader
      • The Zend_Db_Table bug
    • Creating the Catalog Controllers
      • CategoryController
        • Action Stack Front Controller Plugin
      • CatalogController
      • Storefront routes
    • Creating the Catalog Views
      • Category views
      • Catalog views
      • Catalog View Helpers
        • View Helper creation
        • Creating the Catalog View Helpers
    • Building and running the storefront
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Implementing User Accounts
    • Creating the user model and resources
      • User model
      • User Model Resources
    • Creating the Customer Controller
    • Zend_Form
      • Basic forms
        • What is a Form?
        • Creating a Form
      • Customizing Zend_Form's output
        • The Decorator pattern
        • Zend_Form's Decorators
        • Fixing the login forms HTML
      • The User forms
        • A Typical Form element
        • Custom validators
        • Base form decorators
        • Specializing forms
    • Creating the Customer Views
    • Building the application
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: The Shopping Cart
    • Creating the Cart Model and Resources
      • Cart Model
        • Cart Model interfaces
        • Cart Model implementation
      • Cart Model Resources
      • Shipping Model
    • Creating the Cart Controller
    • Creating the Cart Views and Forms
      • Cart forms
        • Add form
        • Table form
        • SF_Form_Abstract
      • Cart View Helper
      • Cart View scripts
        • Cart view.phtml
        • Cart _cart.phtml
        • Layout main.phtml
        • Catalog index.phtml
        • Catalog view.phtml
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Authentication and Authorization
    • Authentication versus Authorization
    • Authentication with Zend_Auth
      • Zend_Auth
        • Authentication adapters
        • Authentication results
        • Identity persistence
      • Authentication Service
      • Customer Controller
      • Authentication View Helper
      • Other Authentication Service elements
    • Authorization with Zend_Acl
      • Zend_Acl introduction
      • ACL in MVC
        • Using a centralized global ACL
        • Using module specific ACL's
        • ACL in the Domain layer
      • Model based ACL
        • The Storefront ACL
        • The Storefront roles
        • The Storefront resources
        • The new base model
        • Securing the User Model
      • Non-Model ACL
      • Unit testing with ACL
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: The Administration Area
    • What is an administration area?
      • Implementation options
    • Implementing the storefront administration area
      • Admin Route
      • Admin context Front Controller plugin
      • Admin layout
      • Admin controller
    • Catalog management
      • Adding products
        • Product add form
        • Catalog Model
        • Catalog Controller
    • Securing the administration area
      • ACL action helper
        • Securing the Admin functions
      • Catalog Model ACL
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: Storefront Roundup
    • Using multiple modules
      • Setup
      • Configuring Zend_Application
      • Bootstrapping modules
      • Module specific configuration
      • Sharing common elements
    • Services
      • Services for cross module communication
      • Services for extending model behavior
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Storefront Optimization
    • General optimizations
      • Opcode caching
      • Path optimizations
      • Requires and includes
      • Standard caches
        • Plugin loader cache
        • Db table cache
    • Dispatching optimizations
    • Caching
      • Zend_Cache
      • Model data caching
        • Basic class caching
        • Model cache integration
    • Summary
  • Chapter 12: Testing the Storefront
    • What is testing?
    • PHPUnit and Zend_Test setup
      • PHPUnit setup
      • Zend_Test setup
      • Handling the database
    • Writing tests
      • Running tests
        • Adding tests to the build
    • Testing the Customer Controller
      • Running the Customer Controller test
    • Common problems
    • Summary
  • Appendix: Installing Supporting Software
    • Installing PHPUnit
    • Installing Xdebug
      • Windows installation
      • Linux based installation
      • OSX Installation
      • Configuration
    • Installing Apache Ant
      • Windows installation
      • Linux installation

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