Most ORM libraries make you write a new class for each item you want to keep in the database. Extending this and that for no apparent reason is repetitious and capricious. Using techniques that can be applied to most languages, arrayDB looks at simplifying the whole process by doing away with statically defined classes.
Phalanger can be used to create solutions that combine .NET and PHP in ways that are not possible with the standard PHP interpreter. Thanks to Phalanger extensions, PHP programs can directly use .NET classes and .NET programs can dynamically invoke PHP scripts or use functions and classes implemented in PHP.
In the second and final of our articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at two additional methods for sending messages to JMS topics or queues from PHP - the PHP/Java Bridge which provides a framework for calling Java classes from PHP scripts using a simple Java façade, and the STOMP protocol.
In the first of two articles on BlazeDS and JMS, InfoQ looks at the advantages of JMS and how you can use BlazeDS to communicate with your Java services via JMS from your Flex applications.
PHP has been traditionally considered as not suitable for the Enterprise. InfoQ has conducted a virtual panel regarding the evolution and suitability of PHP in enterprise environments. 4