Yesterday Zend announced full support for Git and GitHub in the next version of Zend Studio (9.0). If you’re a PHP developer, chances are you know about Zend — and if you’re using GitHub, your life just got a whole lot more awesome. Take a PHP project from GitHub, get it running locally, and deployed to the Zend’s in a couple of minutes (Seriously — I watched ganoro do this live).

Choose a new PHP Project from GitHub to start out.

Enter in a GitHub username.

Then deploy to

Zend Studio 9.0 is available in beta right now. For those looking for a free solution, the zend-sdk offers this same functionality from the command line (Roy posted a bit about the zend-sdk earlier).