Anonymous functions in PHP – What, Why, How ?

Anonymous functions immediately remind us of  ”Closure” in Javascript.  And that’s exactly what PHP supports.  For Javascript, we can not do without closures. However, for PHP it is less common use compared to Javascript. Let’s dig it !

To formally define it — Anonymous functions, also known as closures, allow the creation of functions . . . → Read More: Anonymous functions in PHP – What, Why, How ?

Opensource & technology trends for 2012 !

As we are still  in first quarter of 2012, it won’t be late for some  predictions about trend in technology  :) As economic outlook continues to be  upward ( specially in IT and technology sector ) , 2012 holds many promises !!

Opensource  technology has been playing important share in all aspects of computing . . . → Read More: Opensource & technology trends for 2012 !

Interesting PHP Questions. Got answers ?

If you are a PHP Developer, you may find following interesting !

These are some of the common questions and situations, we face in any web development technology set. So at the end, it is not related to PHP only, but some of semantics and syntax for answers will be applicable to PHP in . . . → Read More: Interesting PHP Questions. Got answers ?

PHP/LAMP trends for 2011

It’s 1st jan 2011, time for predictions and trends As economic trend is upward, 2011 holds many promises and everyone is hoping that it won’t turn us down.

Opensource  technology has been playing important world in aspects of computing — from personal to enterprise.

In my opinion, we should see following technology ( opensource or otherwise )  related . . . → Read More: PHP/LAMP trends for 2011

PHP IDE – Eclipse Vs. Zend Studio

Many many not know that Eclipse has PHP version of IDE and it is pretty nice. In fact, Zend team has helped develop it. If you haven’t tried it, you should.

Zend also offeres its own veresion of IDE, which is called Zend Studio, which is also based on “Eclipse” platform only.

Elipse is . . . → Read More: PHP IDE – Eclipse Vs. Zend Studio

PHP in the Cloud

Of course, PHP is not behind in joining the “Cloud Wagon”. It’s about time.   If I have to choose two hottest technologies for next 5 years. They are going to be “Cloud” and “Mobile”. And combination of both will be killer one.   PHP has made a good start in Cloud and much more to . . . → Read More: PHP in the Cloud

PHP Design patterns

For many (Including myself ), “Design Patterns” or “System Design” is one of the favorite topics. It is core of any application. One mistake made in design phase can be very expensive at later stage. It requires good amount of experiene and skills to design a good application/system. And book doesn’t teach everything.

 

Definition

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Facebook connect with Auth component of CakePHP

Facebook is everywhere, isn’t it ?

Slowly, it is becoming source for single sign-on as more and more website try to authenticate using Facebook. It is surely convinient and provides safer experience for users as they don’t have to create account on every website. Other providers like Google and Yahoo also have same feature.  . . . → Read More: Facebook connect with Auth component of CakePHP

CodeIgniter – Good light-weight LAMP web development framework

CodeIgniter is another good PHP Web application framework and this blog will be covering it in detail. I have shorted few good  MVC frameworks for PHP and CodeIgniter is one of them.

About CodeIgniter

CodeIgniter is an open source web application framework for use in building dynamic web sites with PHP. “Its goal . . . → Read More: CodeIgniter – Good light-weight LAMP web development framework

Great PHP IDEs

We all know that we need it sometimes, if not all the times

For most, I can work with my favorite text editor, but it’s that debugging abilities ( and much more ) that makes IDEs very desirable at times. Yes, they can be heavy application and can be slower then just a  sleek editor, . . . → Read More: Great PHP IDEs

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