I’m Baaaaack!

19 Jul

It’s been 4 years since my first and only post to this blog, WOW!  I have to admit I did not expect that first article to be so well accepted in the ZendFramework community. I would like to thank you all for your kind words and interactions since it was posted. So what’s been going on with me in the last 4 years?  Plenty! I have been pursuing other interests and enjoying myself as much as possible. I managed to complete a Bachelor’s in Business Management and Entreprenuership! Now I find myself looking for opportunities to diversify my income and fall back to what I do well. CODE! I have a few ideas for applications and services that I might be able to leverage into a business and now that I have freed up some space on my plate, I am ready to get back to one of my lifelong passions, development.

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Using Zend Framework from the Command Line

14 Aug

I’ve been using the Zend Framework since roughly Beta 0.8 and have been thoroughly impressed with its evolution.  Besides web sites I also like using php from the command line for things like cron jobs, shell scripts and the like.  While it isn’t always the best suited language for such tasks, my familiarity with php often lets me get the job done faster than with another less familiar language.  A few days ago I sat down and figured out how to get full access to the Zend Framework, including MVC, from the command line.  Here’s how I did it…

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