IF YOU’RE READING THIS BOOK, you’ve probably made a decision that becoming a Zend Certified Engineer is an important step in your career. And, indeed, it might well be—the certification exam will test your knowledge of PHP in many areas, ranging from the basics to the more complex topics. As PHP’s adoption grows inside the enterprise, being certified can mean that you will have an edge when that dream job comes along!
The exam was designed by a number of well-known people in the PHP community in collaboration with experts in the field of computer-assisted testing. They approached it with a simple set of goals:
Test the level of PHP knowledge of the candidate without prejudice to other technologies
Use a set of testing questions ...