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PHP or .NET? Help me to choose!

We’ve all encountered it before, and we’ve all asked this question in one way or another. I see it appearing in Yahoo Answers every now and then, and I see similar platform comparison in blogs I read. Its clear this issue is still…

First look at CakePHP

Finally, I found some time to take CakePHP for a spin. I’ve heard some really good things about it, and I’ve been trying to get some time to try it out. I installed the framework and went through the tutorial on building a…

‘Cool kids’ ARE using PHP and Ruby!

Coach Wei was wondering why ‘Cool Kids’ choose Ruby or PHP over Java? In his post, the power of Java is a “perfect fit for the areas where websites may need more than markups or scripting, such as middleware logic”, whereas PHP or…

VIDEO: PHP and Microsoft

A buddy of mine, Chris, recently did a presentation about Microsoft’s efforts to embrace non-MS technology – like PHP. This presentation was held during the December meet-up of the Singapore PHP User Group. His video presentation was about an hour long, and covered…

Using comments in your PHP scripts

Adding comments to PHP code is a very useful practice. Comments allows you to add some descriptive text that you can use to document or remind you on what the various parts of the PHP script is doing. Comments are not sent to…

Introducing PHP Variables

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Review: PHP5: Your visual blueprint for creating open source, server-side content

When anyone starts learning something new these days, they tend to get overloaded with more information that they can handle. The same goes for trying to pick up PHP, the shear number of books available on this one topic is staggering. Luckily, there…

Writing your first PHP script

Now that you know how to use XAMPP Lite, it’s time to write your first PHP script. This tutorial will guide you on writing your first PHP script, show you how the PHP syntax is used, and where to put and run your…

Installing XAMPP Lite on a Portable Storage device

One of the fastest and best way to get a PHP server environment up and going is to use XAMPP. What is XAMPP you say? Put together by the folks at Apache Friends, XAMPP is an installer package containing the Apache Web Server,…