A Guided Tour of Zend Application Deployment Support

This tutorial will help you understand how to deploy your application using the deployment.xmlAfter enabling deployment on your application, Zend-Studio creates a deployment.xml file that is displayed in the PHP Explorer view. This file is used to customize and define your deployment and to package the application. file.

You will be working with an existing GitHubGitHub is a web-based hosting service for software development projects that use the Git revision control system. GitHub offers both commercial plans and free accounts for open source projects. project and its deployment.xml file to customize your application’s deployment and to create a ZPK package.

Tutorial Content

In this tutorial you will learn:

  • To create a new project from GitHub in Zend Studio: You will be provided with an existing GitHub account and project.

  • To work with your project's deployment.xml file: Launching a project in Zend Studio with deployment support creates a deployment.xml file. This file enables you to customize your application before the packaging process.

  • To create a ZPK package: Packaging your application enables you to export it to other members of the working process for testing and evaluation.  

Provided Items

For this tutorial we will provide you with the following:

  • The GitHub project you will be working with.

  • The post-tutorial finished GitHub project. Click here to download.

  • Code for inserting into the project's files. Click here to download the .zip file, or go to Tutorial Code.

Prerequisites