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In the 21 years since its inception, PHP has become the world’s most popular server side scripting language. Known as a powerful, easy to learn language, PHP, according to one metrics site, is used by 82% of all the websites whose server-side programming language is known. In more case...
So what is Laravel? Laravel is a relatively new MVC web framework for PHP that was released in 2012. It’s also the most popular PHP project on Github at the time of this post. Like many web frameworks, Laravel boasts an easy learning-curve to get an app up and running. This was cert...
Are you developing or hosting PHP applications? Are you doing performance sanity checks along your delivery pipeline? No? Not Yet? Then start with a quick check. It only takes 15 minutes and it really pays off. As a developer you can improve your code, and as somebody responsible for y...
What is your reaction to this news item? “…During the outfit’s recent attempt to outbid the likes of Apple, EMC, Ericsson, Microsoft, RIM and Sony for a sliver of Nortel’s coveted wireless patent portfolio Google bid $1,902,160,540 (Brun’s constant), $2,614,972,128 (Meissel-Mertens co...
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, will further expand its line-up of direct-to-consumer mobile content and services for music fans through an agreement with Netbiscuits, the world’s leading mobile publishing platform.
WhitePages now reaches more than 2 million mobile users through its iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, SMS and m.WhitePages.com mobile offerings. With popular features like caller identification and reverse phone lookup, click to call, GPS-aware directory services and directions, WhitePages ...
Former Universal Pictures mobile boss Jeremy Laws has been crunching the numbers of the 6 biggest US mobile advertising networks. and made a guesstimate for Fantasyland and Realityland based on some recent monthly unique site visitor data, per network, from Nielsen. Read the whole t...
Now that VS.Php 2.7 is out, I'll like to share our progress with VS.Php for Visual Studio 2010. If you are currently participating on the VS2010 beta program, you can try VS.Php for Visual Studio 2010. Here is a screenshot of VS.Php running on Visual Studio 2010: There are a numbe...
5,000 to 6,000 unique mobile devices having 750 to 800 differentiating characteristics = 45,000 slightly different ways to optimize a mobile website. In regards to standards, it certainly looks as if we have some way to go. Handset manufacturer and service provider alliances and busine...
Short and sweet... Netbiscuits first tweet. Hello World! Follow Netbiscuits on twitter.com/Netbiscuits and checkout the newly redesigned home and platform pages.
This recently launched feature has been improved: If a RSS feed has not been retrieved and cached by Netbiscuits yet, the end user will get a page which refreshes automatically to see the RSS content as soon as it becomes available. Download the Netbiscuits Getting Started Guide "In...
What could you do with your code in 20 Lines or Less? That's the question I ask (almost) every week for the devcentral community, and every week I go looking to find cool new examples that show just how flexible and powerful iRules can be without getting in over your head. Here are ...
We pleased to announce the release of VS.Php 2.7 for Visual Studio 2008 and Visual Studio 2005. This release introduces a number of new key features and enhacements of existing features. Silverlight One of the most exciting new features is Silverlight integration. With VS.Php 2.7, ...
Security requirements of enterprises are varied, and contrary to the one-stop-shop movement, enterprises still buy security products from multiple vendors. While some enterprises do it as a part of an IT plan, most companies end-up with disparate products due to niche needs, acquisitio...
Some time ago I had a bad feeling about Windows Azure. The reaction to the article was mixed - some agree with the “cloud” confusion and the lack of release dates, others (mostly Microsoft guys) asking for more time so the technologies will evolve; and last but not least people trying ...
This is another minor update to the 2.6 branch. The following are some of the key changes in this release: - Fix indentation issues when using "else if" - Fix reconnection issues on remote server projects. When the connection goes down, it will reconnect silently. It also has the abili...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
Service-now.com, the pioneer of modern SaaS for IT service management, today announced it has been named a winner of the THINKstrategies Best of SaaS Showplace (BoSS) Award. A full description of the Service-now.com winning BoSS Award submission can be found at http://www.saas-showplac...
What Genius.com is looking forward to in the PHP 5.3 release. Dynamic static, late static binding, namespacing, etc. Includes code examples.
If your are an web designer or developer pretty sure you know or heard about PHP. Just as a refresher, PHP is a server-side HTML embedded scripting language, which designed for producing dynamic web pages. It generally runs on a web server, taking PHP code as its input and creating web...
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The PHPCompute node is a new general-purpose programmable node that embeds the WebSphere sMash runtime for PHP. This article shows how you can use the PHPCompute node to write PHP scripts that transform and route messages in WebSphere Message Broker.
Until now, we have been including both PHP 5 and PHP 4 runtimes with VS.Php. In an attempt to simplify things, I was wondering if we could get rid of the PHP 4 runtime. Afterall, I think everyone has moved to PHP 5 by now since PHP 4 is no longer supported. What if I get rid of PHP 4 i...
Web applications have made huge leaps and bounds in improving user experience thanks to a lot of recently developed Ajax technology. This post is made up of the best 20 PHP + jQuery Components and Tutorials that you will likely need in many of your projects, they are all of the highest...
Long URLs and variable names increase transfer size which wastes bandwidth and money o3 magazine has a great article on the impact of long URLs on bandwidth; specifically on how much bandwidth is wasted by excessively long URLs and variable names within HTML, JavaScript, and CSS sele...
IEEE Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering Conference (CIFEr) , Nashville, March 30/31. The CIFEr Conference is the major collaboration between the professional engineering and financial communities, and is one of the leading forums for new technologies and applications ...
HelloI do not have your answer but on http://www.w3schools.com/Xsl/func_document.aspthere is the description of a xslt function document() which has an optional argument : node-set Optional. Used to resolve relative URII do not know the difference between doc() and document() and ...
Well, a cross-document reference in XPath might look like this: ref="doc('other.xml')/id('toc')" But whether that's useful to you, I don't know. It's not XPointer - but it's probably a lot more useful than XPointer. If I wanted to do this I would probably do: ref="...
Thanks... that's helpful... What I'm working with is a mix of XHTML, DAISY, Dublin Core and IDPF documents. They are in directory structures that may live online at different locations, or may be downloaded as a single archive (ZIP). In any case, the locator needs to point to the sa...
Oh, that is for a <report> btw, the <assert> would have it negated. You get the idea! Cheers Rick >> >>> (Without extension functions, though, I don't >>> think Schematron can require that if @x is "yes", then @y >>> must be...
Leaving off the trailing slash appears to be behaviorally natural. Syntax has both rules of specification and rules of practice. Consider how using asterisks instead of quotation marks came to mean "scary quotes." A clean spec is good, but where the system can anticipa...