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Building PHP Applications with Symfony™, CakePHP, and Zend® Framework by Leszek Nowak, Karol Przystalski, Bartosz Porebski

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Appendix A. Web Resources

We have gathered a few links to websites that were useful for us, so we thought they could be useful for you as well. This list includes some essential articles, but is by no means exhaustive.

GENERAL

PHP: http://php.net/

IBM developerWorks: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/

SYMFONY

Symfony official forum: http://forum.symfony-project.org/

Symfony code snippets: http://snippets.symfony-project.org/

Yet another Symfony community site: http://symfonians.net/

CAKEPHP

Unofficial forum: http://www.cakephpforum.net/

Cake's tutorial bakery: http://bakery.cakephp.org/

CakePHP questions and answers: http://ask.cakephp.org/

Nice CakePHP video tutorials by Andrew Perk: http://www.youtube.com/user/andrewperk

ZEND FRAMEWORK

Zend Framework's API: http://framework.zend.com/apidoc/1.11/

Zend video tutorials: http://www.zendcasts.com/

Zend Framework tutorials: http://www.zftutorials.com/

Zend developers zone — more tutorials: http://devzone.zend.com/public/view

DESIGN PATTERNS

Design patterns at SourceMaking: http://sourcemaking.com/design_patterns

IBM developerWorks design patterns in PHP: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/os-php-designptrns/

Martin Fowler's articles on design patterns and software architecture: http://martinfowler.com/articles.html

ORM

Doctrine: http://www.doctrine-project.org/

Propel: http://www.propelorm.org/

Graphvis, the library used by Propel to draw database schema diagrams: http://www.graphviz.org/

DBDesigner — nice tool to export your database to a ...

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