Jelastic 1.9.2 Adds GIT, SVS, PHP 5.5, MongoDB Backup Schedule Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 20, 2013

The recently released Jelastic 1.9.2 includes support for GIT, SVS, PHP 5.5 in addition to an ability to access database servers using FTP and FTPs. It also include automatic MongoDB backup scheduling including the ability to deploy PHP projects from GIT repository.


GAE 1.8.2 Introduces Dedicated Memcache and Modules

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 18, 2013 2

Google App Engine developers can now access dedicated cache up to 20GB of memory and split the application in modules providing stateless and secure services.


Andi Gutmans on PHP, Cloud Computing and Security

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 05, 2013 1

InfoQ recently spoke to Zend CEO Andi Gutmans to know about the future of cloud computing, role of PHP in mobile apps and security related aspects.


High Performance PHP with Static Typing

by Jonathan Allen Follow 499 Followers on  May 29, 2013

PHP+QB is an alternate virtual machine for PHP that claims to offers an order of magnitude improvement in performance. The downside is that it requires everything to be statically typed, arrays have severe limitations put on them, and objects are not supported.


Zend Developer Pulse 2013 Survey Emphasises on HTML5, Geolocation and Amazon Web Services

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  May 28, 2013

Zend, the company which builds PHP platform has released the results of its annual Developer Pulse 2013 survey and it indicates the growth of HTML5, native apps, Objective C, Java, Geo-location support, Amazon Web Services including general work habits of developers.


Zend Framework 2.2.0 Released with Feature Enhancements, New Plugin and Module Managers

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  May 23, 2013

Zend Framework 2.2.0 includes several usability enhancements and improvements in addition to new plugin and module managers.


Manage Cloud Enabled Jelastic Hosting Using NetBeans IDE

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2013

Jelastic, Java and PHP based cloud hosting platform has released a new plugin that enables developers to manage their web applications from within the NetBeans IDE.


Rackspace News: SDK for .NET, PowerClient and Mobile

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  May 04, 2013

Latest Rackspace developments include .NET SDK, PowerClient – a PowerShell-based management tool – and PHP mobile back-end.


Replacing Native PHP4 Extensions with Managed Extensions

by Jonathan Allen Follow 499 Followers on  Mar 13, 2013

Phalanger, the PHP runtime for .NET and Mono, has reached a significant milestone with the eleven popular PHP extensions being replaced with .NET equivalents. Previously these extensions, written in native C or C++, were limiting Phalanger to only running in 32-bit mode.


Jelastic 1.9 with FTP, NGINX caching, Apache TomEE and MariaDB 10

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 11, 2013

Jelastic has announced the availability of version 1.9 with support for FTP/FTPS, NGINX caching, Apache TomEE and MariaDB 10.


Jelastic Adds PHP to Their Platform for Service Hosting Providers

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 04, 2013 1

Besides Java, Jelastic has added PHP to their platform for service hosting providers. This article contains an interview with Dmitry Sotnikov, COO at Jelastic, with more inside information about their PaaS solution.


Facebook Now Uses HHVM/JIT both in Development and Production

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Nov 30, 2012

Facebook has announced using HHVM, a HipHop VM with JIT compilation, in production, a solution that has unified their development and deployment environments, providing significant performance gains for developers.


International PHP Conference and Web Tech Conference 2012

by Fabian Lange Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 26, 2012

Overview of the largest gathering of the PHP and Web Community in Europe, which took place last week in Mainz, Germany.


WebMatrix 2: New Templates, Improved Intellisense, Windows Azure Integration

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 02, 2012

WebMatrix 2 is a free development tool developed by Microsoft that enables developers to create ASP.NET, PHP based applications easily. WebMatrix 2 includes new templates, improved intellisense with support for Windows Azure.


PHP 5.4 Drops Register Globals, Adds Traits

by Jonathan Allen Follow 499 Followers on  Mar 09, 2012

PHP 5.4, the first major update since 2009, was finalized this month. This release includes several language enhancements including support for Traits as well as the removal of some controversial features.

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