Zend Framework: MVC

Zend Framework is much closer to our framework than CodeIgniter, in terms of the tools it offers us with which to build a sample application. We’ve already seen the similarities between Zend Framework’s routing system and that of our framework, but it also has an ORM system similar to our own. We will come to appreciate these things as we use them in this chapter.


We need to recognize the differences between our framework and Zend Framework when it comes to creating the controllers, models, and views for our example application.

  • We need to create the models for users, friends, files, and messages.
  • We need ...

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