Zend Framework is a leading open-source PHP framework has a flexible architecture that lets you easily build modern web applications and web services. Zend Framework is based on simplicity, object-oriented best practices, corporate friendly licensing, and a rigorously tested agile codebase. Zend Framework is focused on building more secure, reliable, and modern Web 2.0 applications & web services.
Zend Framework provides a lightweight, loosely-coupled component library simplified to provide 4/5s of the functionality everyone needs and that lets you customize the other 20% to meet your specific business needs. By focusing on the most commonly needed functionality, they retain the simplified spirit of PHP programming, dramatically lower the learning curve, and your training costs – so developers get up-to-speed quickly. They do this with:
- An extensible and well-tested code base – easy to augment
- A flexible architecture – not locked-in to a rigid application structure
- No configuration files necessary to get up and running – or when maintaining and deploying your apps
Requirements: PHP version of 5.1.4+
License: New BSD License