Zend Framework Development—Anatomy of Zend Framework
Application Part 2
As stated in earlier part we have gone trough the hierarchical structure of the Zend project files and
folders because Zend is with tremendous capacities to meet the requirements of the all needs to perform
big level application development and understanding the process of the Zend framework development
is an essential step for the developer. In last part we have visited the structure of some folders and now
in this part we will see the remaining folders used in Zend framework development.
As its name suggests it stores all requirements for unit resting as unit testing is essential requirement to
do effective testing and avoid all bugs and problems that can intimidate in future and increase the
failure rates of the application. It is fact that still many developers don't place unit testing as special
step and suffer a lot at later stage. Spending time for unit testing may decrease the overall cost of the
Zend framework development and increase development efficiencies.
When a user makes a web request it channels through a single file called indx.php and this is only the
file that needs to be accessible by a web server so this PHP file has greater importance in the
application operations and this file is place in the web_root where all core resources are placed. Apart
sub-directories place in web_root directory. This way web_root folder containing all source files vital