Posts in the "PHP" Category

  • mysqlind_qc: Client Side Caching for MySQL extensions for PHP

    Here’s something in the making, a PHP extension which caches MySQL queries irrespective of the extension being used. It’s a plugin for mysqlind, the native MySQL driver for PHP called mysqlind_qc. This currently requires PHP 5.3.3-dev which is still in development.

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  • Free Ebook on the Zend Framework

    Here’s a very good e-book on the Zend Framework called Zend Framework: Surviving The Deep End by Pádraic Brady. You can access this book from it’s site at www.survivethedeepend.com. It’s not yet available in print or download, but the author does mention that there’s a print book coming out in the near future. Here’s a […]

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  • Create RESTful Webservices in minutes with FRAPI

    Planning on starting a project with REST webservices? You’ve gotta check out this new framework called FRAPI. This API framework built in PHP eases development of REST webservices, by allowing you to add actions, responses and even create users and assign API keys to them for accessing the services you create. Here’s a video showing […]

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  • Check your server load before you process

    Most of us just write applications to be deployed on a webserver without thinking about what to do when the server becomes overloaded. What happens in most cases is that the application would go trying to run itself on every request, and on a heavily loaded system, it just goes on the aggravate the problem, […]

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  • Bangalore PHP Meetup April ’10

    Just a quick heads up in case you missed out on the announcement. The Bangalore PHP Meetup’s happening this month on the 24th. For a change, I’m not involved much in the organization of this event. Indus Khaithan took care of the venue arragements and Harsha MV’s taken up co-ordinating with the potential speakers and […]

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  • Interesting Zend Webinars for January

    Here are some webinars from Zend which you may find interesting: Webinar – PHP Development Best Practices: The Untold Story of Geekville January 19, 2010 – 9:00 am PST – your computer via webex Have you ever wondered how you could advance your PHP development? Have you considered using an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), an […]

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  • PHP 5 Power Programming – Free Ebook

    Here’s a free PHP Ebook from Bruce Perens’ Open Source Series. More about this book: In this book, PHP 5′s co-creator and two leading PHP developers show you how to make the most of PHP 5′s industrial-strength enhancements in any project—no matter how large or complex. Their unique insights and realistic examples illuminate PHP 5′s […]

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  • Practical PHP Testing – Free Ebook

    If you’re new to testing in PHP, and were wondering how to create and run automated tests, here’s an ebook which will help you get the basics right. Practical PHP Testing is an ebook which is a compilation of  articles from Giorgio Sironi’s blog on Practical PHP testing. This book takes you though the basics […]

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  • PHP Profiling – XHProf

    XHProf is a heriarcical profiler for PHP originally developed by Facebook and then opensourced. The raw data collection component is implemented in C (as a PHP extension). The reporting/UI layer is all in PHP. It is capable of reporting function-level inclusive and exclusive wall times, memory usage, CPU times and number of calls for each […]

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  • Compress your serialize output using igbinary

    Zipped folder icon from RF Stock Images Igbinary is a  replacement for the standard PHP serializer. While the PHP serializer uses a texual format to represent the data in the serialized version, igbinary uses a binary format which is compact. This helps in brining down the storage size of the serialized data. This helps while […]

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