PHPCloud from Zend – a platform, not infrastructure.

For all of developers who are looking to develop for the cloud using PHP, Zend who else ? )  has done it again. In October 2011, Zend Technologies announced phpcloud.com, technology platform and partner ecosystem using Amazon Web Services for cloud application development and delivery. Developers looking to tap the dynamic and elastic . . . → Read More: PHPCloud from Zend – a platform, not infrastructure.

Yii – a new Web2.0 MVC – PHP framework

There are so many successful  MVC frameworks already in place, particularly for PHP and LAMP Development

We wonder, do we need more ? Aren’t existing ones enough ?

And still more framework pop-up, usually with some innovation and features, which previous ones lacked or at least, tried to make certain aspects of  development easier . . . → Read More: Yii – a new Web2.0 MVC – PHP framework

Zend and RESTful Web services

In loosely coupled  computing world of ours, where  will we  go without Web services ? Probably, not much far…

Zend Framework does make it easy to  use RESTful web services from Client and Server standpoint.

Let’s face it, SOAP is history… Heaviness of SOAP protocol and overheads,  is single-most factors for companies to stay . . . → Read More: Zend and RESTful Web services

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

Ruby on Rails – web development framework

If we are talking about Web Development framework, we can’t do that without mentioning  Ruby  on Rails ( a.ka. RoR). Great framework.

I admire the design and concepts implemented in Ruby on Rails (RoR). In fact, it has inspired many other frameworks available in PHP and Python. In fact, Symfony and cakePHP has adopted . . . → Read More: Ruby on Rails – web development framework

Symfony PHP MVC framework

I have worked lightly on it, but plan to spend more time on it.

As I work more on it, I will be writing more details  on its advantages, Pro/Cons, issues etc. Goal is to give our readers/users non-biased reports and analysis on best LAMP framework out there. Again, “best” may depend on many . . . → Read More: Symfony PHP MVC framework

PHP based MVC frameworks

While we try to list out and give details of many LAMP frameworks, it is almost impossible to cover each one. Why ?  New framework comes out every month hard to keep up.

Here is good list ofn Wikipedia ,, listing out all PHP based MVC fraemework. We will be reviewing many of those . . . → Read More: PHP based MVC frameworks

Ways to improve cakePHP performance

I started working with CakePHP sometime back.It is pretty robust and Rapid development framework. I l ike it. Having written a struts based LAMP framework myself, some of the featurs within CakePHP are pretty cool. Good for all  lamp web developers out there.

However, convinience and speed (i.e performance ) usually don’t go-to-gather

. . . → Read More: Ways to improve cakePHP performance

Writing CakePHP plugins

CakePHP is very flexible, extensible and over-all robust  LAMP framework.

One of the great feature is to be able to write “Plugins”, which can be just  “dropped” into  plugin directory and can be used seamlessly in your application. Way to go !

In CakePHP’s author’s words –

. . . → Read More: Writing CakePHP plugins

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