JavaScript Framework Hell

Any framework that improves the programming language is welcome by me. e.g. SugarJs has been programmed with this in mind: I love it! And any framework that isolates programmer from the language must be avoided at all costs! e.g. jQuery is a Texas chainsaw!

You can check it on jsFiddle. Beware, it is a … Read moreJavaScript Framework Hell

Why you do not need a heavy-weight PHP framework

This post is (not) for beginners. Recommended reading: Rasmus Lerdorf: PHP Frameworks? Think Again. What is Symfony 2? (I am not a Symfony fan.) You don’t need all that by Marcel Esser “… The point I am trying to make is we’re getting a little crazy with our architectures. …” An Overview of PHP Framework … Read moreWhy you do not need a heavy-weight PHP framework

To upgrade or not to upgrade XAMPP 1.7.3

XAMPP is just another package of: Apache HTTP Server, MySQL, PHP + PEAR + Zend Framework, phpMyAdmin, Perl, FileZilla FTP Server, Mercury Mail Server, OpenSSL, Webalizer, etc. like WAMP, EasyPHP (the first of its kind I’ve known), and others: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_WAMPs XAMPP 1.7.3 includes: — Apache 2.2.14 (released in October 2009) and PHP 5.3.1 (released in … Read moreTo upgrade or not to upgrade XAMPP 1.7.3

PHP FastCGI on LightTPD

Recently, I’ve been having issues with php-cgi.exe crashing on Apache 2.2 and IIS7 on Windows 2008. So, I’ve been searching for alternative ways of running my PHP application. I came across nginx and lighttpd. Let’s try LightTPD 1.4.28 and PHP 5.3.5. Get the Windows binaries for LightTPD from WLMP project: http://en.wlmp-project.net/downloads.php. I chose the ZIP … Read morePHP FastCGI on LightTPD

Class Library as DLL for Business Model to be used in PHP

Just an idea, possibly not a new one, and I promise, it is not another “framework”: Is it worth to create a class library as a DLL for a business model and use that DLL in PHP? What are the advantages and disadvantages? As soon as we say DLL, it is a solution that can … Read moreClass Library as DLL for Business Model to be used in PHP