Outputting JSON with Zend Framework

Today I was looking for a quick solution to outputting a response in JSON format from within one of my existing Zend_Controller actions that could be both requested and parsed using one of the jQuery Ajax methods.

The easiest method I could find was to use something similar to the following which first detects whether or not an XHTTP request has taken place, then outputs the response in plain text format. Continue reading “Outputting JSON with Zend Framework”