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Federico Cargnelutti's Blog:
An Alternative to Zend_Controller: The Model
Apr 14, 2009 @ 08:48:46

Federico Cargnelutti has posted the third part of his series looking at his alternative to the normal Zend_Controller in Zend Framework applications - Zf_Controller. This article focuses on its interface with the model.

The domain layer is separated from the other layers and has no dependencies on Zf_Controller. Adding the domain directory to your include path allows you to load and access Model classes from anywhere within your project.

His code examples show an IndexController extending the Zf_Controller and how a Model can be called from inside it through a getInstance (as long as the model directory is in your path). You can take a look at part one and part two for more information on this alternative component.

tagged: zfcontroller zendcontroller model interface getinstance includepath

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