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

by Anand Narayanaswamy  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  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  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 4 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 261 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  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 4 Followers on  Feb 04, 2013

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 4 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  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  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 Support for SQL Server LocalDb and SQL Server AlwaysOn Clusters

by Jonathan Allen Follow 261 Followers on  Mar 11, 2012

2012 marks the fifth year since Microsoft started courting PHP developers. The popular language can be found in everything from their entry level IDE WebMatrix to the high-end cloud platform Windows Azure. SQL Server is a major part of the overall initiative and they are making sure the PHP drivers take advantage of SQL Server 2012’s new features.


PHP 5.4 Drops Register Globals, Adds Traits

by Jonathan Allen Follow 261 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.


Travis CI Announces Support for Java and Plans for Travis Pro

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Feb 23, 2012

Travis CI, a cloud-based continuous integration (CI) offering for open source projects on Github, has announced support for Java builds, as well as Scala and Groovy additions. After gaining traction among the Ruby open source community the project is now looking into the possibility of expansion to a hosted CI service (nicknamed Travis Pro).


Caucho's Resin Application Server Grew by a Factor of Almost Ten Last Year According to Netcraft

by Charles Humble Follow 379 Followers on  Feb 22, 2012

According to Netcraft Resin has been seeing strong growth in the last 12 months, seeing an almost tenfold growth from 480k hostnames in February 2011 to 4.7M in February 2012.


Phalanger Roundup

by Jonathan Allen Follow 261 Followers on  Jan 27, 2012

Phalanger 3 is out with improved support for PHP namespaces, Mono/Linux, and C# interoperability.

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