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.

PHP 152

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.

PHP 127

Choosing a web dev platform: Rails or PHP?

Hacking Startups

PHP (most high-volume apps). This leaves the choice at— Rails or PHP? If you need to integrate with something in PHP, go with PHP. For example, Facebook apps should be written in PHP by default. PHP runs about 40 of the top 100 sites. Quality of team: PHP is easier to work with. Expected initial traffic: high-volume apps are easier in PHP.

PHP 43

Choosing a web dev platform: Rails or PHP?

Hacking Startups

PHP (most high-volume apps). This leaves the choice at— Rails or PHP? If you need to integrate with something in PHP, go with PHP. For example, Facebook apps should be written in PHP by default. PHP runs about 40 of the top 100 sites. Quality of team: PHP is easier to work with. Expected initial traffic: high-volume apps are easier in PHP.

PHP 40

Viola Private Equity Pumps $7 Million into Zend

VC Cafe

V iola Private Equity , an Israeli PE fund with $164 million under management for technology buyouts, has announced a $7 million investment in Zend , the leading provider of open-source and commercial solutions based on PHP web applications.

WP Engine and Facebook Combine to Enhance Speed, Stability and Performance for HHVM

Austin Startup

There has been a new technological advancement for PHP developers and the developer community as a whole. For the very first time PHP and HHVM (HipHop Virtual Machine), an open-source project created by Facebook, can now run side-by-side on the same server, vastly increasing speed, performance and stability for websites in production environments. Digital facebook HHVM PHP wp engine

Frameworks Round 2

TechEmpower

Only Cake PHP requires more than 100 milliseconds. As before, Raw PHP is also very strong in this test. Again, Raw PHP makes an extremely strong showing. PHP 5.4.13 with APC, PHP-FPM, nginx. PHP ActiveRecord (Nightly 20121221).

Framework Benchmarks Round 11

TechEmpower

clancats (php). limonade (php). Round 11 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is now available! We'll keep this blog entry short and sweet. The highlights for Round 11. Three new languages are represented in Round 11: Crystal , D , and Rust.

Framework Benchmarks Round 12

TechEmpower

The plain PHP, Slim, and Laravel tests have been upgraded to PHP 7. For example, Slim's performance in the JSON test and Laravel's performance in the Fortunes test both approximately doubled versus Round 11 with PHP 5.

Framework Benchmarks Round 8

TechEmpower

The HipHop PHP VM with no framework and thanks in part to the MySQL driver for PHP, yields dominion over the Updates test. However, hhvm trails plain PHP in the Fortunes test presently. Merry Christmas web framework performance aficionados!

Frameworks Round 4

TechEmpower

This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell). We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms.

The Other Amazon Deal this week. Drupal founder attracts over $100 Million in 3 months.

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor Drupal founder PHP Revenue Growth SaaS Scalability startup startup CEO venture Cash Flow CEOing leadership scalability tom nora venture capital As further market proof of the power of Drupal in the enterprise, Acquia has received about $100 million in funding in the past 3 months, which puts its valuation at over $1 billion. link]. There’s a lot of buzz about the Amazon acquisition of TWITCH this week.

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.

What is Drupal? or, My retraining in Software Development

Scalable Startup

Anyone who’s been around me for the past 6-12 months has been inundated with my evangelism of eCommerce in general and Drupal + PHP. They bring with them confidence, tools, brilliant people and believe it or not, Drupal and PHP. Drupal and PHP were tools I’ve acknowledged for a decade but never studied much. When I dove into development with a focus on the future and e-commerce I quickly saw that Drupal and thereby PHP are taking over the scene.

SQL 21

Frameworks Round 3

TechEmpower

Round 3 includes Snap on Haskell; Elli and Cowboy on Erlang; Openresty on Lua; Tornado on Python; Onion on C; Slim, Codeigniter, Phreeze, Kohana, Lithium, Laravel, Silex, Fuel, and Symphony2 on PHP; Grizzly-Jersey and Play1 on Java; Scalatra, Lift, Unfiltered, and Finagle on Scala.

5Q03: Puneet Agarwal (True Ventures) on pitching investors, maker culture, and big trends he’s watching. — The Orchestrate.io Blog

Scalable Startup

Angel Investor CEO Succession early stage founder Hawaii PHP SaaS Scalability startup CEO Tom Nora venture Cash Flow CEOing google revenue growth scalability Software Development The Next Level tom nora vc venture capital [link]. via 5Q03: Puneet Agarwal (True Ventures) on pitching investors, maker culture, and big trends he’s watching. — The Orchestrate.io via 5Q03: Puneet Agarwal (True Ventures) on pitching investors, maker culture, and big trends he’s watching. —

Web Framework Performance - Startup Founders Need to See These Numbers

SoCal CTO

And I hope you are not running on Cake PHP when you see these numbers. In looking at these numbers, seeing Cake PHP at 500x slower, Ruby-Rails and Django at 50x slower really surprised me.

How to Effectively Use WordPress as Your CMS

Brandanew

There is an option to finalize templates for different web pages but it requires PHP scripting when it comes to finalizing templates for posts. Utilizing widgets makes the process of modifying the content of sidebars in PHP easier than it is.

PHP 161

Pinterest gets into the ad “Real Estate” Business

Scalable Startup

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.

Flash 20

Jobs at Orbotix

Feld Thoughts

If yes, then this is you! - PHP Developer Internship : This paid internship is for someone fluent in PHP development who can help manage the Orbotix web sites. - Marketing Internship : This paid internship is for someone who will be working with our marketing manager to promote Sphero. My friends at Orbotix are hiring. Following is the list of open positions.

PHP 235

Learning JavaScript With Code Year

Feld Thoughts

While I’m able to program in PHP and Python, I’ve never learned JavaScript. I’m not really proficient in either language (PHP or Python) since I don’t write any production code anymore, but I’m comfortable with the syntax and have done my share of simple little things. Six weeks ago I saw a tweet about a new thing from Codecademy called Code Year. It promised to teach you how to code in 2012.

PHP 239

Standing Cloud Raises $3 Million

Feld Thoughts

Standing Cloud’s standard application catalog includes 100 open-source and commercial applications; its Platform-as-as-Service (PaaS) capabilities support multiple programming languages, including Rails, PHP, Java and Python, and a wide range of cloud service providers and orchestration software systems. My friends at Standing Cloud have closed another $3 million financing from us ( Foundry Group ) and Avalon Ventures.

Cloud 315

How You Define Competition Determines Your Level Of Success

The Startup Magazine

If you’re a programmer fluent in C++ and a customer wants an application built in PHP, send them to a PHP expert. Being aware of your competition is smart. You need to know if someone is grabbing your customers by offering a better deal. Source: Pixabay.

PHP 108

[Infographic] Silicon Valley Engineering Salaries In 2012

YoungUpstarts

2012 has proved to be a great year for developers – at least as far as financial compensation goes. The continuing tech boom has resulted in strong competition for top engineering talent, resulting in a subsequent upward surge in salary scales as well. But how much has it grown?

Advice To Young Entrepreneurs – Think Like An Immigrant!

YoungUpstarts

By Patrick Bet-David, CEO of the PHP Agency, and author of “ Doing The Impossible: The 25 Laws for Doing The Impossible “ There’s never been a better time to be a young entrepreneur in America. and is founder and CEO of the PHP Agency, one of America’s fastest growing companies.

Los Angeles Startup Events

SoCal CTO

I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Google I/O Panel on VCs Who Code

Feld Thoughts

While I stopped writing production code in the early 1990’s, I still fuck around with something each summer when I’m in Alaska (in past years it has been Perl, Ruby, and PHP.)

Alaska 322

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.

Learning Python

Feld Thoughts

PHP is the one that has stuck the best and I can read it and hack around if necessary. But I don’t really like PHP – it feels sloppy and I constantly am having to look up syntax because it’s not comfortable to me. January’s Tech Theme of the Month is going to be Python. I realize it’s still December; I decided to get a head start. Last month’s tech theme was videoconferencing.

PHP 287

Building Workflows should be easy - and they will be.with Zenaton!

Cracking the Code

It has clients for Node and PHP, with Python, Ruby, and Java in the works.

Java 62

[ADV] Best Digital Marketing Tips For Growing Your Business

YoungUpstarts

Digital marketing is helping us to establish a website that could be in proper language as PHP or in word press. If a person wants to market the website on the internet, that person had to be aware of the fact that the competition in this channel is very while.

The Market Is Hot for Code Climate, NextView’s Newest Investment

Genuine VC

So I chatted with Bryan about Code Climate’s service, which provides automated code review (originally Ruby, but also JavaScript and now PHP). When Chad Pytel introduced me to Bryan Helmkamp , CEO/Co-founder of Code Climate , I knew that I had to pay attention. Chad is the CEO of thoughtbot, a consulting firm that makes web + mobile apps for early-stage startups.

Chad 161

Hiring Technical Staff for Your Startup

ReadWriteStart

Currently, CodeEval allows for tests in Python, C, C++, Java, Ruby, Perl and PHP. Although the Web may have helped the clarion call that "resumes are dead" - paper resumes, at least - employers still need ways to evaluate the experience and skill set of people they hire.

Hiring 127

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

SoCal CTO

LA CTO Forum Dealmaker Media Digital Family Reunion Startups Uncensored Social Media Club, LA Twiistup Mindshare LA LA Hadoop Meetup Dorkbot Geek Dinners LA Cloud Computing LA Web Application Developers LA PHP Developers In addition to these, I'd recommend looking at: Technology Council of Southern California – Surprised John didn't mention this one. Great post by John Shiple.

No Job Security? Then Do It Yourself.

YoungUpstarts

By Patrick Bet-David, CEO of the PHP Agency, and author of “ Doing The Impossible: The 25 Laws for Doing The Impossible “ First it was The Great Recession that spiked the unemployment rate. and is founder and CEO of the PHP Agency, one of America’s fastest growing companies.

What Software Was Used To Create Everlater?

Feld Thoughts

A few days later, the exploration shifted from simply finding and poking around in the various languages (most notably Ruby/Rails, PHP/CakePHP/CodeIgniter, Python/Django, ColdFusion,net, and Java), to figuring out the salient points in the debate: speed, ease of use, active development of the platform, security, and cost. Thanks for all the feedback and comments on the Learning to Program series with Nate Abbott and Natty Zola from Everlater.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup. t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup.

What we can learn from the evolution of Content Management Systems

The Next Web

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. Viktor Marohni?

PHP 162

"Smell Like a Man" Agency Partners With Nike, Target & Coke on Tech Incubator

ReadWriteStart

Previous iterations of PIE have housed some strong technology startups, including Urban Airship, PHP Fog and BankSimple.

Small business and startup issues: choosing the wrong software

crowdSPRING Blog

We struggled with this issue at crowdSPRING in 2009 and completely refactored 100% of our code by the end of 2009, moving from PHP to Python. More than ever, small businesses and startups must execute and bring their software-based products or services to market quickly.

WordPress Errors: What You Need To Know

YoungUpstarts

We think that the database and the PHP errors are the main reason behind such an annoying error.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

SoCal CTO

Most networking events tend to either focus on specific technologies (PHP,Net, C#, Microsoft, LAMP, MySQL, Open Source, Hadoop, Java, etc.) I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. As part of doing that, I've had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of different chief technical officers from different kinds of companies over those years. This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies.

Austin in San Francisco

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

I was about to give a night-time talk about making websites fast at a local Austin PHP users group; did anyone at the office want to come?