Most web applications developed today need to access databases at some point. The Zend 2 Framework provides the necessary tools to assist you in connecting to and manipulating data in databases. In this course, you’ll learn how to use Zend in your PHP web applications to provide database connectivity and how to code the actions needed to manipulate the data. In addition, you will also learn how to customize the web layout, including altering the header and footer, and adding breadcrumb navigation for users of your application. Finally, you will learn how Zend can be used to add internationalization, e-mail notification, and authentication to your PHP web applications.
Individuals wanting to learn the basic skills required to create PHP web applications using the Zend framework 2. Previous experience in web application development, databases, and the PHP scripting language may be beneficial.