Zend recently announced its plans to rework the middleware framework on which its Web application framework resides to enable developers invoking APIs to build faster applications.
Zend, the provider of the most widely used PHP application development platform, is moving to apply those capabilities to several application development frameworks based on PHP.
At ZendCon 2014, Zend introduced Zend Studio 12, which features Z-Ray Live!, Apigility and a complete sample mobile application with source code.
Zend Server 8 with new Z-Ray capabilities was unveiled at ZendCon 2014 today. Z-Ray now features expanded mobile and API Web services support capabilities.
Zend's Z-Ray now integrates with JetBrains PhpStorm to provide enhanced funcitonalities for PHP developers.
ZendCon 2014 will cover a variety of topics, including PHP, APIs, mobile, cloud, security and Zend's open source API builder, Apigility.
New AWS-Zend advanced cloud service features Z-Ray technology and helps developers quickly build quality API-based, scalable apps. Apigility integration is also supported.
Janet Wagner looks at the role Developer Experience (DX) plays in adopting an API banking on her recent experience reviewing several leading e-signature APIs.