Andrew McCombe


Full Stack Web Developer

Zend Framework Elephants available for pre-order – and they’re GREEN!

That’s right! Ben Scholzen AKA DASPRiD has a limited quantity of Zend Framework Elephants available for pre-order – and they’re GREEN! Instead of the familiar blue elePHPant that we’re used to, the ZF ones will be green!. You can pre-order yours from the link below. Small elePHPant are 7€ each and large ones are 70€ […]


PHP Warning: Xdebug MUST be loaded as a Zend extension in Unknown on line 0 Fix

When I upgraded my desktop to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) I also upgraded my PHP version to 5.3. Apart from a few warnings with some deprecated functions (the main cuplrit being the ereg functions) all went well. When using the Zend Tool command from the command line I started getting warnings about xdebug:

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Zend_Cache to cache an object

Here’s how to cache an object using Zend_Cache:

Note: The reason that "automatic_serialization" is set to false and then I manually serialize and unserialize is that "automatic_serialization" didn’t work.