Angel \”Java\” Lopez on Blog

December 5, 2011

PHP: Links, News and Resources (1)

Filed under: Links, PHP, Programming Languages, Web Development — ajlopez @ 9:27 am

I did a lot of programming with PHP for years. These are some of the recent links I collected:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PHP

PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages. For this purpose, PHP code is embedded into the HTML source document and interpreted by a web server with a PHP processor module, which generates the web page document. It also has evolved to include a command-line interface capability and can be used in standalone graphical applications.[2] PHP can be deployed on most web servers and as a standalone interpreter, on almost every operating system and platform free of charge.[3] There is also commercial software such as RadPHP, arapid application development framework for the PHP language. A competitor to Microsoft‘sActive Server Pages (ASP) server-side script engine[4] and similar languages, PHP is installed on more than 20 million websites and 1 million web servers.[5]

PHP was originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1995. The main implementation of PHP is now produced by The PHP Group and serves as the de facto standard for PHP as there is noformal specification.[6] PHP is free software released under the PHP License which is incompatible with the GNU General Public License (GPL) due to restrictions on the usage of the term PHP.[7]

While PHP originally stood for "Personal Home Page", it is now said to stand for "PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor", a recursive acronym.[8]

Follow-up: How PHP is Broken and How It Can Be Fixed
http://epixa.com/2011/11/follow-up-how-php-is-broken-and-how-it-can-be-fixed

Latest benchmarks of Phalanger – the PHP compiler
http://www.php-compiler.net/benchmarks

PHP y ASP.NET con HTML5. El futuro
http://loseditoresdelatam.wordpress.com/2011/08/23/php-y-asp-net-con-html5-el-futuro/

ZanPHP Framework
http://www.zanphp.com/

Windows Azure SDK for PHP
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mvplead/archive/2011/08/31/windows-azure-sdk-for-php.aspx

Create a PHP development environment on the cloud
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/cloud/library/cl-createphponcloud/index.html

Wikimedia architecture
http://highscalability.com/wikimedia-architecture
Wikimedia is the platform on which Wikipedia, Wiktionary, and the other seven wiki dwarfs are built on.

Windows Live Developers – introducing our GitHub code sample library with samples for iOS, PHP, ASP.NET and more
http://windowsteamblog.com/windows_live/b/windowslive/archive/2011/08/01/developers-choose-your-device-choose-your-platform-with-our-github-code-sample-library-for-ios-php-and-more.aspx

Prudence
http://threecrickets.com/prudence/
The Scalable REST/JVM Web Development Platform
Prudence comes in several flavors: Python, Ruby, Clojure, JavaScript, PHP and Groovy. Your applications can support rich clients (AJAX), thin clients (pure HTML), and happy mixes between the two.

Extending the Windows Azure Accelerator for Web Roles with PHP and MVC3
http://ntotten.com/2011/07/extending-the-windows-azure-accelerator-for-web-roles-with-php-and-mvc3/

Geocoding Addresses with PHP/MySQL
http://code.google.com/apis/maps/articles/phpsqlgeocode.html

Using PHP/MySQL with Google Maps
http://code.google.com/apis/maps/articles/phpsqlajax.html

php-google-map-api
http://code.google.com/p/php-google-map-api/
PHP Class for Building maps using Google Maps API

Chat2: Group Chat Room with PHP, jQuery, and a Text File
http://css-tricks.com/5671-chat2/

PHP + BDD
http://www.flexria.com.br/home/?p=815

PHP Kode
http://www.phpkode.com/

Test Driven Development in PHP
http://css.dzone.com/news/test-driven-development-php

Using Python and PHP together
http://webania.net/using-python-php-together/

Introduction to the Foursquare API
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/library/os-foursquare/index.html
This article introduces you to the world of the Foursquare application programming interface (API) and then walks you through the steps of creating a basic Foursquare application using PHP

PadEdit: iPad-optimized IDE On Your Server
http://www.macstories.net/ipad/padedit-ipad-optimized-ide-on-your-server/
PadEdit requires PHP 4.0 or higher to be present on the web server.

What is the PHP/Java Bridge?
http://php-java-bridge.sourceforge.net/pjb/

Hook into Wikipedia information using PHP and the MediaWiki API
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-phpwikipedia/

Symfony CMS frameworks comparison (updated)
http://www.symfonylab.com/symfony-cms-frameworks-comparison/

PaaS PHP Fog Launches To The Public
http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/10/paas-php-fog-launches-to-the-public/
Like a Heroku for PHP, PHP Fog is launching to the public today in order to help PHP developers deploy and scale their applications in the cloud

1 to 1000 in PHP With No Conditionals or Loops
http://justinvincent.com/page/1381/1-to-1000-in-php-with-no-conditionals-or-loops

Deploying a PHP App to the Cloud: WordPress
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/cdnwebdevs/archive/2011/03/11/deploying-wordpress-on-windows-azure.aspx

PHP y TDD con Luis Artola
http://www.podgramando.es/2011/03/09/php-y-tdd-con-luis-artola/

Language War: PHP vs. Ruby
http://net.tutsplus.com/articles/general/language-war-php-vs-ruby-2/

Free but Useful PHP Form Processor Scripts
http://www.ruhanirabin.com/free-useful-php-form-processor-scripts/

Why PHP is better than Ruby
http://najafali.com/php-is-better-than-ruby.html

PhpStorm 2.0 Relased by JetBrains – PHP Developer IDE
http://davidhayden.com/blog/dave/archive/2011/02/17/PhpStorm2JetBrainsPHPDeveloperIDE.aspx

Windows Azure SDK for PHP
http://phpazure.codeplex.com/

Pinboard.in Architecture – Pay to Play to Keep a System Small 
http://highscalability.com/blog/2010/12/29/pinboardin-architecture-pay-to-play-to-keep-a-system-small.html

15 Database Development Mistakes Made by Application Developers
http://blog.amt.in/15-database-development-mistakes-made-by-appl

My Links
http://www.delicious.com/ajlopez/php

Angel "Java" Lopez
http://www.ajlopez.com
http://twitter.com/ajlopez

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