Creating Re-Usable Zend_Application Resource Plugins
In my last article, I wrote about how to get started with Zend_Application, including some information about how to write resource methods, as well as listing available resource plugins. What happens when you need a re-usable resource for which there is no existing plugin shipped? Why, write your own, of course!
All plugins in Zend Framework follow a common pattern. Basically, you group plugins under a common directory, with a common class prefix, and then notify the pluggable class of their location.
For this post, let's consider that you may want a resource plugin to do the following:
- Set the view doctype
- Set the default page title and title separator
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