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PHP project follows script

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The first fruits have emerged in an industry-backed project designed to promote greater simplicity and consistency for developers scripting in PHP.

The Zend Collaboration Project, announced last October with support from 14 major IT companies, has delivered the first two implementations of a framework that helps standardise the way PHP applications are built.

The Zend Framework Preview 0.1.2 takes a heavy steer towards Web 2.0, with support added for the increasingly popular Asynchronous JavaScript, XML (AJAX) and web services. The framework wraps up APIs from Amazon, Yahoo and Flickr in order to simplify the development of web services built with PHP.

Project organisers said they are working to engage other API providers in order to "make PHP the premier platform for consuming web services".

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