Zend is the leading provider of software and services for developing, deploying and scaling mobile and web apps written in PHP. The company is most well-known for Zend Framework, which is an open source framework for developing web applications and services using PHP 5.3+.
Zend Framework 2 uses 100% object-oriented code and utilizes most of the new features of PHP 5.3, namely namespaces, late static binding, lambda functions and closures.
Magento Zend Framework
Magento developers along with the Zend team will work together to make sure that key functionality is available throughout the stack. By enhancing and extending Zend Framework together, in the true spirit of Open Source collaboration, extending Magento becomes simple and Zend Framework becomes more powerful benefitting your whole PHP application stack as well.
Magento and Zend are working together to ensure that the world’s fastest growing eCommerce platform runs optimally on top of Zend Server, the world’s most complete and enterprise ready solution for running mission critical PHP applications. Zend Server enables you to get optimal performance from your Magento implementation. Zend Server’s built-in opcode acceleration provides a significant performance boost at zero effort, and Zend Server’s full page caching functionality lets you define simple caching rules to speed up delivery of static pages, without requiring application changes.
Magento and Zend are making it easier to get started no matter which platform you are using whether its Microsoft Windows or Linux. Download a complete stack of Magento bundles with Zend Server and see just how easy it is to break away from the starting line. Zend Server includes a complete, pre-integrated PHP stack that has been thoroughly tested to ensure the highest levels of reliability required for running an enterprise ready deployment of the world’s fastest growing eCommerce platform. Magento and Zend are empowering the future of eCommerce together, are you ready for it? Download a copy today.