Zend_Form simplifies form creation and handling in your web application. It performs the following tasks:
Element input filtering and validation
Element and Form rendering, including escaping
Element and form grouping
Element and form-level configuration
Zend_Form makes use of several Zend Framework components to accomplish its goals, including Zend_Config, Zend_Validate, Zend_Filter, Zend_Loader_PluginLoader, and optionally Zend_View.