1PHP Leads the Way to Enterprise Agility at ZendCon 2013
By Darryl K. Taft
2The ZendCon MC
Joe Stagner, director of developer strategy at Zend, acts as master of ceremonies, opening the ZendCon 2013 show and setting the agenda for the conference.
3The CMO Sets the Tone
Elaine Lennox, chief marketing officer at Zend, set the stage for an upbeat conference where Zend made its pitch to help developers maintain continuous delivery.
ZendCon sponsors included IBM, RightScale, VMware, Google, Red Hat, Microsoft’s Windows Azure and others.
5The CEO Gives Opening Keynote
Zend CEO and co-founder Andi Gutmans takes the stage to deliver the initial keynote address on the company’s new API development strategy and effort to help enterprises become more agile.
65 Key Trends Identified
During his keynote, Gutmans identifies five key trends that enterprises face today.
7PHP and Mobile
The percentage of PHP developers working on mobile apps saw a big jump in 2013.
The most voted for color for the 2013 PHP ZendCon elePHPant was red. The PHP elePHPant has already been sighted in blue, green and pick.
9Causes of Developer Delays
Eighty-seven percent of developers experience delays in rolling code out to production, the top reason being inconsistent environments.
10Time to Move to Agile Delivery
Zend says the world needs to move from agile development to agile delivery.
11Agile Delivery Requirements
Gutmans identifies three requirements for agile delivery.
Zend announces at ZendCon Apigility, a new way to create high-quality APIs.
13Apigility Gets a Logo
Apigility, Zend’s new open-source project, deserves its own logo.
14The Apigility Project
Information is given on the Apigility project and how to get involved.
15A Look at Zend’s Apigility in Action
This screenshot shows how to create an API using Apigility. Apigility provides an easy way to create and maintain high-quality API-based applications.
16Zend Server 6.1 Dashboard
This dashboard gives developers a view of what’s going on with Zend Server 6.1. Zend Server is an application platform for developing, deploying and managing business-critical applications in PHP.
Zend also is focused on continuous delivery.
18Blueprint for Continuous Delivery
Zend provides an illustration of its Blueprint for Continuous Delivery.
19Implementing Continuous Delivery
Zend Server is a conduit for continuous delivery.
20Zend Server in the Cloud
Zend Server integrates with several prominent cloud platforms, including Amazon Web Services, IBM SmartCloud, VMware, Cloud Foundry and more.
21Amazon Web Services
Zend Server on Amazon Web Services.
Zend Server is available on IBM SmartCloud.
Zend’s platform for Continuous Delivery will be made available as a build pack on Cloud Foundry.
The new Zend Studio 10.5 is available in early access.
25Agile Application Delivery
Zend’s vision of agile application delivery consists of API-centric architecture, continuous delivery, and cloud flexibility and scale.