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Passing the PHP 5.3 ZCE exam

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I passed the PHP 5.3 ZCE exam
Today I passed the exam to become a PHP 5.3 ZCE. Like everyone else I had to sign the non-disclosure contract so I can’t go into detail about the questions that were asked, I can however tell my impressions of the exam and how prepared for it.

Differences with the previous exam
The first thing I noticed when I bought the PHP 5.3 exam voucher was that there was no option to order a bundle of preparation tests. There was however a free study guide. The new study guide can not be compared with the previous php|architect’s Zend PHP 5 Certification Study Guide. Were the new free study guide gives a quick overview (including some example questions) of each topic in the exam the original study guide starts with basics of PHP and really covers each topic thorough, except for the new PHP 5.3 features. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 30th, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Introduction into SOAP, setting up a simple webservice with PHP SOAP

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I was asked to create a simple webservice that would allow us to transfer a intranet post to an external CMS. In this post I will explain the steps you must take to set-up a simple webservice with the PHP SOAP extension.

The first step, create a simple class that we will use to request data from
We will create a class with one method that returns a string with the parameter we called it. The method will accept one parameter and will check if the value is correct.
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February 11th, 2010 at 1:26 pm

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