Where Can You Go If You Want To Learn PHP?

YoungUpstarts

Although WordPress uses several different programming languages – HTML, CSS, MySQL and JavaScript, to name a few – PHP is what primarily drives the platform’s backend. Honestly, I think it’s worth knowing at least a bit about PHP even if you don’t plan to become a developer.

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Lessons Learned: Why PHP won

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, January 12, 2009 Why PHP won When I first learned to program on the web, Perl + CGI was the dominant platform. But by the time I was building my first websites for commercial use , PHP had taken over. Since then, PHP (as part of the LAMP stack ) has really been the dominant development platform, at least in the free software and startup worlds. Writing unit tests or mock objects in PHP is an exercise in constant frustration.

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Why PHP Is Fun and Easy But Python Is Marriage Material

OnStartups

And, as it turns out, customers really don’t care whether your SaaS application is built in PHP, C#, Ruby or Python. At the time all this was happening, I was trying to decide between PHP, Python and Ruby. I picked PHP, and Python was my second choice.

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Crunching Apple Pay tokens in PHP

Code as Craft

Today we’re open sourcing part of our server-side solution, applepay-php , a PHP extension that verifies and decrypts Apple Pay payment tokens. We also couldn’t find any examples written in PHP (our primary language) or C (which could serve as the basis for a PHP extension). To meet our needs, we wrote a custom PHP extension on top of OpenSSL that exposes just two functions: applepay_verify_and_decrypt and applepay_last_error.

Why We Should Be Teaching Kids the Language of Design

crowdSPRING Blog

There’s another language we need to be teaching our students these days: the language of design. A poorly designed website will turn off potential customers faster than you can blink an eye. Poorly designed landing pages are close to useless. Let’s face it: the U.S.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. We hate to see a good design trick or typeface grow hackneyed over the course of a few months, but it happens all the time, unfortunately.

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11 Trends in Web Logo Design

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. We hate to see a good design trick or typeface grow hackneyed over the course of a few months, but it happens all the time, unfortunately.

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Twitter Link Roundup #227 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! No Silver Bullets: Etsy’s Randy Hunt on Product Design | The Art of Ass-Kicking – crowdspring.co/1nzzDMV.

Twitter Link Roundup #153 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Silicon Valley’s Hottest Commodity: The Design-Savvy Founder | Inc – [link]. Inspiring Package Design – [link].

Pinterest gets into the ad “Real Estate” Business

Scalable Startup

The best part of the product is its design. startup Scalability startup CEO CEO Succession photography Tom Nora PHP AdTech CEOing iOS black & white design advertising Pinterest as we know it could be a thing of the past. Beginning January 1, 2015, Pinterest will start putting ads on its site. Real ads in the form of promoted pins.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

And let us simply draw the curtain of charity over the Cake PHP results. We were surprised by the performance of Raw PHP in this test. We suspect the PHP MySQL driver and connection pool are particularly well tuned. However, the penalty for using an ORM on PHP is severe.

Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own.

500 Hats

Designing for the "3rd & 4th browsers" (Search & Social Media) Recent Posts life lessons, by jack handey. J-Geek Dinner Shibuya Off the Hook :) | Main | Startup Metrics for Pirates (Lean Startup Circle, Jan 2010) » Sunday, January 10, 2010 Startups & VCs: Learn How to Design, Market, & Eat Your Own Consumer Internet Dogfood Haven't really gotten on a rant in awhile. case in point: how come there are no graphic designer VCs? ) None of these had/have great design.

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

And let us simply draw the curtain of charity over the Cake PHP results. We were surprised by the performance of Raw PHP in this test. We suspect the PHP MySQL driver and connection pool are particularly well tuned. However, the penalty for using an ORM on PHP is severe.

The Baltic States: The New Hotspot of Tools for Developers & Designers

ArcticStartup

State of the art SaaS startups are originating and growing in the Baltic States making the region a hot-spot of tools focusing on web/mobile development and design. Is an open-source PHP framework with a content editor. Tools for designers.

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Skill Tests for PHP/mysql/etc?

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Skill Tests for PHP/MySQL/etc? By Steve Poland • April 18, 2008 Looking at someone’s resume can help, but it doesn’t really tell me how bad/good/great a programmer is with PHP 5 or MySQL, etc. Related posts: Are you a Senior PHP/MySQL programmer? Do you know a LAMP/PHP freelancer? Comments 3 Responses to “Skill Tests for PHP/MySQL/etc?&#

What we can learn from the evolution of Content Management Systems

The Next Web

Then, the first languages designed for Web development began to show up. Developers used PHP, Perl and similar programming languages to build websites. One of the most popular frameworks in those days were PHP-Nuke and Zend, that was tightly coupled with PHP programming language.

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Do you know a LAMP/PHP freelancer? Recommend them to me (for their.

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Do you know a LAMP/PHP freelancer? I’m looking for someone that’s a rockstar PHP/LAMP champ — and a Javascript champ too. Do you know a Web GUI Designer? I have various projects here and there that require someone that can take the pencil drawings I create for various pages, and turn them into actual designed webpages — just as a PSD file, I.

How to Effectively Use WordPress as Your CMS

Brandanew

The first thing is to change the permalink structure to make your post’s URL look like “/web-design/wordpress-as-cms/”. There is an option to finalize templates for different web pages but it requires PHP scripting when it comes to finalizing templates for posts.

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Experimenting with HHVM at Etsy

Code as Craft

Etsy Engineering loves performance , so when Facebook announced the availability of the HipHop Virtual Machine for PHP, its reported leap in performance over current PHP implementations got us really excited. We then installed both PHP 5.4 Our PHP 5.4

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“How much does a website cost?” and other pricing questions

blog.folyo.me

Browse designers. Apply as a designer. Most designers don’t publish their rates, and good luck getting a company to tell you how much they paid for their site. The results of this situation is that it can be pretty hard to know how much to spent on design. Folyo.

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Cyber Threats Startups Need To Watch Out For In 2015

YoungUpstarts

The plugin ‘MalPoet’ Newsletters become a PHP backdoor before it was patched at a later date. Starting with their server and hosting, they need to go with a company that has security and performance designed for their choice of CMS.

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why are you Still Making.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

A few years ago developers had to make concessions when designing an application or implementing certain components as they were limited by their technological abilities or infrastructure constraints. Firm ► November (5) 3 Groups You Must Design Your Application For. Web 2.0

How to hack the recruitment process to find the best developers for your startup or agency

The Next Web

Not PHP, not ASP.net, not XYZ tech. ” RC: “[pause]… PHP?” Design & Dev Entrepreneur How-To'sEditor’s note: This is a guest post by Jason Cartwright , the founder of Potato , a 65-person Web development agency headquartered in London.

CEO Friday: Why we don’t hire.NET programmers

blog.expensify.com

Because.NET is designed to extend, not disrupt. NET is designed to tightly integrate with and seamlessly extend the Microsoft stack in extremely powerful but ultimately incremental ways. Some us have evolved past the visual designers. Expensify Blog.

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Jobs at Orbotix

Feld Thoughts

If you fit the description, like playing with robots, want free beer all day, and live in Boulder, email them a note with a resume. - Game Designer : Are you passionate about gaming and have a deep understanding of game design and game mechanics? My friends at Orbotix are hiring. Following is the list of open positions.

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The One Trait That Guarantees a Good Hire

Inc Startups

Recently, I posted an ad for a product-designer position at Basecamp. Product designers lead the visual design of individual projects. The latest ad for a designer says simply, "Send relevant work samples, and anything else that will make you stand out, to jason@basecamp.com.

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Beauty Pays: Beautiful Websites (and People) Get Better Results

ConversionXL

In today’s article we’ll take a look at the world of beautiful people, products and design. Welcome to the world of beautiful design, beautiful people, beautiful products, beautiful everything. Beauty in web design. Boring web design, especially use of color.

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5 reasons VCs should favor code-savvy founders

The Next Web

Despite good intentions , CEOs who wouldn’t know PHP from a hole in the ground tend to experience a big disconnect on the front lines. Beyond sheer empathy, code-bred CEOs bring a native understanding to the planning, design and scheduling of product launches and software updates.

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7 A/B Testing Resources for Startups and Solo Developers

mashable.com

Contact Us Submit News Contact Us Write for Us Spark of Genius Series Mashable | The Social Media Guide Dev & Design Mashable on Facebook Join Us! James Sylvanus There's a free PHP split testing (A/B) library at www.phpscenario.org. Interaction Designers at Arc Worldwid.

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Do you know a Web GUI Designer?

Steve Poland

Steves Latest Twitter Update (@PoPo) : Home About Steve Poland: Risk Taker Archives Contact Do you know a Web GUI Designer? By Steve Poland • May 15, 2008 I have various projects here and there that require someone that can take the pencil drawings I create for various pages, and turn them into actual designed webpages — just as a PSD file, I don’t need cutups. Related posts: Any UX / UI / GUI / Graphic Designers out there?

Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

Both Sides of the Table

Linux (instead of UNIX), Apache (web server software), MySQL (instead of Oracle) and PHP. Of course there were variants – we preferred PostGres to MySQL and many people used other programming languages than PHP.

Startup Resources

www.vccafe.com

Design/Front End: Twitter Bootstrap : Include this in your website, and you are half finished. LiveRoad : A Great IDE for design is very helpful. PHP-FPM (a patch for php4/5 to greatly improve FastCGI SAPI usage). Color Scheme Designer. cakePHP (PHP). Drupal (PHP).

How to Divide Equity to Startup Founders, Advisors, and Employees

thinkspace.com

PHP Veteran. I was originally hired as a contractor, developing a SaaS app from scratch, including DB design and coding. PHP Veteran. PHP Veteran. This is an excellent supplement that many entrepreneurs could use to design compensation plans that make sence.

How to Find Great Outsourced Help Online

Growthink Blog

Some of these sites focus on certain types of outsourced projects like technology and design, while others allow you to find people for all types of tasks. For example, "Help Making Ebook" could mean anything from research to writing to editing to cover design.

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How to build a multi-million dollar website without spending a cent

The Next Web

Adam Arbolino is the co-founder and CTO of DesignCrowd.com , a logo, web and graphic design marketplace. My personal favorites would be Java (Grails), Ruby (on rails) and PHP. Do you have a business idea keeping you awake at night?

API First Transformation at Etsy – Concurrency

Code as Craft

We switched to API-first design, have experimented with concurrency handling in our composition layer, introduced strong typing into our API design, experimented with code generation, and built distributed tracing tools for API as part of this project.

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Sketching A New Mobile Web

mobile.smashingmagazine.com

Design. UX Design. Design. Web Design. Design Patterns. UX Design. UI Design. Progressive enhancement, mobile-first and responsive design can help lead us towards a more unified, future-friendly Web. Give people a world to design within.

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Startup Tools

steveblank.com

For Freelance Help, consider adding: Freelancer.com Logo Design: [link] Reply Creating mockups/screenshots | MobInsights.com , on March 2, 2011 at 5:47 am said: [.]

4 Ways Animation Can Actually Improve User Experience

ConversionXL

Here are some rules to follow when implementing animation into your digital designs: 1. Luke Wroblewski , a frontrunner of interaction design, gave a presentation for intel on how to make websites and apps seem more active when they are loading.

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Creating Awesome User Documentation, You Suck at Email, and More…

Software By Rob

Are you a PHP, Linux or WordPress Minor Deity? Special thanks to Michael at LattePerDay for his new purchase page designs for my book website. Create Awesome User Documentation – Launched by a Micropreneur Academy member and winner of a local startup competition, GuideKit helps you create better documentation with less effort…whether you’re building API documentation, user guides, or in-depth tutorials.

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