ZF2 requires PHP 5.3.3 or higher, so make sure you have the latest version of PHP.
We need a Windows-based PC, and we will be using XAMPP (http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html) for our development setup. I have installed XAMPP on my
D: drive, so my web root path for my setup is
To create a ZF2 project, we will need two things: the framework itself and a skeleton application. Download both Zend Framework and the skeleton application from http://framework.zend.com/downloads/latest and https://github.com/zendframework/ZendSkeletonApplication, respectively.
Now put the skeleton application that you have just downloaded into the web root directory ...