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Sponsor the Boston PHP Northeast Conference

Sponsor the Boston PHP Northeast Conference
There are several sponsorship opportunities available for the Boston PHP Northeast Conference. Sponsoring this community organized event is a great way for your organization to demonstrate its support for the PHP community. The event will be taking place on on Saturday, August 11th and Sunday, August 12th at Microsoft's NERD Center in Cambridge, MA and will be focused around four tracks: Core PHP Web Development Training User Experience (UX) We are primarily looking for in-kind sponsorships. Some...

Pádraic Brady's Blog: The Framework Interoperability Group (FIG)

Pádraic Brady's Blog: The Framework Interoperability Group (FIG)
In a new post to his blog Pádraic Brady gives his take on the PHP-FIG (Framework Interoperability Group) and some of the decisions they've been making on PHP coding standards.Anthony, whose views always make good reading, raises concerns about the way in which this group generates standards. He contrasts the current approach to RFC 2026 which defines the IETF's Internet Standards Process. [...] Where Anthony's arguments seemingly fall flat is that the FIG is not the IETF. The Framework Interoperability...

WebSpeaks.in: Search Google Plus Profiles using PHP and Google Plus API

WebSpeaks.in: Search Google Plus Profiles using PHP and Google Plus API
In this new tutorial to the WebSpeaks blog, Arvind Bhardwj shows you how to hook up to the Google+ API and search profiles for your desired terms.The main aim of this application is to go familiar with the Google Plus API usage. Google Plus provides an extremely easy to use API to access the public contents on it. Here we will create a simple search application to search user profiles on Google Plus.Complete code is provided in the post (PHP) and instructions on setting up an "application" on G+ so you...

PHP-A-Day Blog: Commentary: Why Do People Hate PHP?

PHP-A-Day Blog: Commentary: Why Do People Hate PHP?
On the PHP-Tip-A-Day site today Greg Bulmash shares some of his thoughts about why people hate PHP.I recently read Kevin Schroeder's blog post about 10 Reasons To Use PHP. Then -- silly me -- I started reading the comments. It only took a few before the obligatory anti-PHP hater came out and started insulting the language and the people who use it. That made me think about why that hate exists.He points out that some of it probably has to do with people not really understanding what PHP is all about (no,...

Site News: Popular Posts for the Week of 06.01.2012

Site News: Popular Posts for the Week of 06.01.2012
Popular posts from PHPDeveloper.org for the past week:DeveloperWorld: How to make PHP apps scale Jason Hinkle's Blog: Build a Backbone.js Application with PHP Brian Moon's Blog: PHP Coding Standards Rafe Colburn's Blog: A list of engineering blogs PHPMaster.com: Introspection and Reflection in PHP PHP Tip-a-Day: PHP Tutorial: Convoluted Code - Combining Ternary Operators and Anonymous Functions Community News: php|tek 2012 Wraps Up John Sonmez's Blog: Types of Duplication in Code Gonzalo Ayuso's Blog:...

The Framework Interoperability Group (FIG): Openness, Accountability and Community Involvement in PHP Standards

The Framework Interoperability Group (FIG): Openness, Accountability and Community Involvement in PHP Standards
A fig tree (Photo credit: Giorgos~ (moving to Google+)) Recently, Anthony Ferrara posted aoOpen Standards - The Better Wayao, a blog post questioning the operation of the PHP Framework Interoperability Group (FIG). The FIG is a body representative of PHP aoframeworksa (with a broad definition since it includes phpBB, Drupal and even more divergent members) which issues PSR standards such as the PSR-0 standard which governs requirements for autoloader interoperability and the upcoming PSR-1 and PSR-2...