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202. PHP Innovation Award Winner of 2012 - Lately in PHP podcast episode 33

Posted on: 2013-03-07

The PHP Programming Innovation Award Winner of 2012 was announced. An interview with the winner, Karl Holz from Canada, was one of the main topics of the episode 33 of the Lately in PHP podcast conducted by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert.

They also discussed the usual batch of PHP topics of interest like Zend Optimizer+ source code that was released, the PHP 5.5 feature freeze and roadmap, as well an article that compares PHP to an Hobbit, as well other languages to Lord Of The Rings story characters.

Listen to the podcast, or watch the podcast video, or read the transcript to learn about these and other interesting PHP topics.


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201. 6 Reasons Why PHP is a Hobbit

Posted on: 2013-02-18

Sometime ago a user of the Quora site asked a question if there was a language war, which languages you support and why.

Another user gave a very creative response comparing programming languages with characters of the Lord of the Rings story of JRR Tolkien.

Read this article to understand why PHP or its fans should be compared with Hobbits.


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200. Zend Optimizer+ Cache in PHP 5.5 and MySQL 5.6 Performance Improvements - Lately in PHP podcast episode 32

Posted on: 2013-02-07

MySQL 5.6 GA version is finally available for download. One of its main features is the new NoSQL interface to access tables much faster than using SQL via a connection compatible of memcached.

MySQL 5.6 speed improvements and how it affects PHP applications was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert on the episode 32 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also commented on the eventual adoption of the Zend Optimizer+ as the PHP code caching extension that may be shipping with PHP 5.5 as alternative to APC, the implications of this to the PHP community.

Other topics discussed in the podcast include the switch of OpenSuSE and Fedora Linux distributions from Oracle MySQL to MariaDB MySQL fork, the use of test driven development in the Zurmo PHP Open Source CRM, using advanced HTML5 based animations to get the attention of site users, and the launch of the JavaScript Innovation Award that just happened in the JSClasses site.

Listen to the podcast audio, or watch the podcast video, or read the podcast transcript to learn more about the details of these and other interesting topics.


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199. Test Driven Development brings Stability to Zurmo Open Source CRM

Posted on: 2013-01-17

Employing a Test Driven Development (TDD) methodology when building a complex application may be tedious and take twice as much time, but the upshot is scalable stability as the tortoise beats the hare.

As lead developers of Zurmo, an Open Source Customer Relationship Management (CRM) application, we are driven by the need to build rock solid, reliable software, something that is hard to come by in our field.

In order to accomplish our goal, we decided to bite the bullet and sweat it out with Test Driven Development - TDD.

Zurmo is written in PHP and utilizes jQuery, the Yii Framework, and RedBeanPHP. With 1700+ unit tests running across eight server configurations, Zurmo is built with a passion for software engineering best practices.

Read the article to find out why it is beneficial to be in the habit of testing, testing, and more testing.


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198. The Urge to Kill Older PHP Versions - Lately in PHP podcast episode 31

Posted on: 2013-01-14

As PHP 5.5 is getting ready to be released in the next months, the end of line for PHP 5.3 is being planned, while the original MySQL extension is being deprecated in PHP 5.5 to be killed in a later version.

Whether this is a good or a bad thing for PHP developers, was one of the main topics of debate between Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in the episode 31 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also discussed new PHP 5.5 features such as class variable type hinting and accessor functions, the apparent lack of interest of core developers to participate in the PHP FIG standards group, and what PHP developers have been searching for in 2012 by looking at the PHP Zeitgeist initiative.

Listen to the podcast now, or watch the podcast video, or read the audio transcript to learn more about these and other interesting PHP discussions.


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197. PHP Zeitgeist 2012 events

Posted on: 2013-01-03

2012 was yet another great year for PHP and its community.

One way to see what were the main concerns of the PHP community is to analyze the PHP Zeitgeist. This is an initiative that lets you see what were the main topics about the things PHP developers have been searching in the past year.

Read this article to learn about the PHP Zeitgeist top searches just published in the PHP Classes site, as well look back at other important developments in this PHP community site.


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196. Will PHP 6 feature a JIT compiler? Lately in PHP podcast episode 30

Posted on: 2012-12-10

Now that Facebook made some progress with their PHP HipHop VM JIT compiler engine, some PHP core developers are considering having also a JIT compiler implementation of the official implementation based on LLVM, eventually in PHP 6.

That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and CÚsar Rodas in the episode 30 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also commented on the first alpha release of PHP 5.5.0, proposals for having pure interfaces in the PHP core, the Facebook PHP JIT compiler enhancements, and the new system of levels and missions of the PHPClasses and JSClasses sites.

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194. Should PHP be Copying the Java features and practices? Lately in PHP podcast episode 29

Posted on: 2012-11-12

Particularly since version 5.0, PHP has been copying many of Java features and practices of Java programmers.

This means that if Java programmers practices tend to be bureacratic and less productive, PHP programmers that use those features or adopt those Java practices may also become less productive.

This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Michael Kimsal on the episode 29 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also covered the proposals to implement Java generics in PHP and the class property accessors, and an article on accessing APIs using OAuth without much complication.

Listen to the podcast, watch the podcast video or read the transcript to learn more about these and other interesting topics going on the PHP world.


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193. PHP 5.5 Release Date and Plans - Lately in PHP podcast episode 28

Posted on: 2012-10-15

PHP 5.5 release is already being planned. The release manager was picked, some of the new features are decided and the release date is estimated. This is one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in episode 28 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also discussed the interpretation from VentureBeat that Zend is working on mobile version of PHP, using abstract syntax trees to optimize PHP further, and creating classes that provide APIs that are simpler for the users.

Now listen to the podcast, or watch the podcast video or read the transcript to learn more about these and other interesting topics of the PHP world.


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1. Painless OAuth with PHP

Posted on: 2012-10-10
Blog: PHP OAuth API package blog
Package: PHP OAuth API

OAuth is a widely used protocol to access APIs of certain Web sites on behalf of users of those sites.

Despite OAuth is relatively easy to explain, it is not easy to implement it without dealing with the headaches of the multiple protocol settings, the different protocol versions, the details of specific site implementations, and the worst of all having to know more about the details of the protocol than you would like to care.

Read this article to learn how to use this PHP OAuth API class to access any API of any site that supports any version of OAuth without having any of those headaches.


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