Zend PHP 5.3 Certification – Exam Information


The exam is created by an Advisory Board made up of thought leaders in the PHP community. Because the exam is created with specific skills, knowledge and competencies that are matched to real-world job functions, Zend Certifications provide a measure of technical distinction that employers use to evaluate prospective employees.

Please refer to the Certification FAQs for answers to some commonly asked questions.

Exam Information

PHP Basics Functions Data Format & Types
  • Syntax
  • Operators
  • Variables
  • Constants
  • Control Structures
  • Language Constructs and Functions
  • Namespaces
  • Extensions
  • Config
  • Performance/bytecode caching
  • Syntax
  • Arguments
  • Variables
  • References
  • Returns
  • Variable Scope
  • Anonymous Functions, closures
  • XML Basics
  • SimpleXML
  • XML Extension
  • Xpath
  • Webservices Basics
  • SOAP
  • REST
  • JSON & AJAX
  • DateTime
  • DOMDocument
Web Features Object Oriented Programming Security
  • Sessions
  • Forms
  • GET and POST data
  • Cookies
  • HTTP Headers
  • HTTP Authentication

I/O

  • Files
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • File System Functions
  • Streams
  • Contexts
  • Instantiation
  • Modifiers/Inheritance
  • Interfaces
  • Exceptions
  • Static Methods & Properties
  • Autoload
  • Reflection
  • Type Hinting
  • Class Constants
  • Late Static Binding
  • Magic (_*) Methods
  • Instance Methods & Properties
  • Class Definition
  • SPL
  • Configuration
  • Session Security
  • Cross-Site Scripting
  • Cross-Site Request Forgeries
  • SQL Injection
  • Remote Code Injection
  • Email Injection
  • Filter Input
  • Escape Output
  • Encryption, Hashing algorithms
  • File uploads
  • Data storage
  • SSL
Strings & Patterns Databases Arrays
  • Quoting
  • Matching
  • Extracting
  • Searching
  • Replacing
  • Formatting
  • PCRE
  • HEREDOC and NOWDOC
  • Encodings
  • SQL
  • Joins
  • Analyzing Queries
  • Prepared Statements
  • Transactions
  • PDO
  • Enumerated Arrays
  • Associative Arrays
  • Array Iteration
  • Multi-Dimensional Arrays
  • Array Functions
  • SPL, Objects as arrays
GI Bill Eligible
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Copy from http://www.zend.com/services/certification/php-5-certification/

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By dbglory Posted in PHP

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