To formally define it — Anonymous functions, also known as closures, allow the creation of functions . . . → Read More: Anonymous functions in PHP – What, Why, How ?
This is continuation of my previous post - Technology trends for 2013 – part 1 – which states this year’s trend on mobile with other areas. In the 2nd part, here are my thoughts on 2013 technology trends. Wearable Gadgets 2013 should be the year to introduce wearable gadgets to mass. Well, that’s what I . . . → Read More: Technology trends for 2013 – part 2
PHP 5.4 is out for many months now and companies have slowly started adopting as well.
Language evolution is a constant phenomenon and it will keep happening for years to come ! Some version have minor impact and few may have dramatic impact on coding, design & impementation.
PHP 5.4 offers mix of both. . . . → Read More: New features of PHP 5.4
PHP is making strong pregess in Cloud era. Zend offers a good cloud soluiton — PHPCloud.com
We have one more — phpFog by AppFog, Inc
AppFog, Inc. is the leading platform-as-a-service provider of PHP, Ruby, Node.js, and Java solutions. Used by developers worldwide to deploy tens of thousands of applications, AppFog delivers a reliable, . . . → Read More: Another PHP Cloud Offering – phpFog !
Many ( or most ) of PHP deverlopers know that PHP 5.4 came out with good feature called PHP Traits. In definition, it is summarized as below.
Traits is a mechanism for code reuse in single inheritance languages such as PHP. A Trait is intended to reduce some limitations of single inheritance by enabling . . . → Read More: PHP 5.4 and PHP Traits
It is hard to imagine any application running without a database – be it SQL based or noSQL data model. And that makes database an important part of Cloud suite.
A cloud database is a database that typically runs on a Cloud Computing platform, such as Amazon EC2, GoGrid and Rackspace.
There . . . → Read More: 10 Cloud based Database As Services (DaaS)
Well, that’s one of the most practical ways, a opensource software company can survive or thrive !
Use product for free, but pay for services !
It works well and it strikes again. NGINX Launches Commercial Support for Open-Source Web Server
This is the first commercial offering of Nginx Inc., which was founded . . . → Read More: Software is opensource and free, but support is extra !
It is really the big question — and time will reveal the truth ! Frankly speaking, it is quite uncertain given the fact that Android has been established in market and has solid developer base.
WebOS ( Previously PalmOS ) is relatively defunct at Hewlett- Packard Comp. (HPQ), but it’s . . . → Read More: Opensource WebOS – Suicide or Innovation ?