November 14, 2011 | Web/Software Development

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Most websites use a combination of the Apache webserver and PHP. But Nginx (pronounce “engine-x”) can be a lot faster than Apache, especially for serving static files. Combine that with using PHP-PFM, and you have a speed demon. Here’s a tutorial on how to replace your current setup with Nginx and PHP-PFM.

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September 11, 2011 | Software and Downloads

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With Magento having been bought by EBay, some people think it’s future is insecure as an open-source e-commerce platform and are looking for alternatives.

I looked around and found two: PrestaShop and Drupal Commerce.

Read on for more about them.

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September 9, 2011 | News

EBay is going to buy Magento, a PHP-based E-commerce package. It had previously bought 49% of it for $22.5 million.

Will this combine the best strengths of each, or the worst?

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March 5, 2011 | Uncategorized

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Drupal 7 combined with possibly the best PHP OO framework.

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March 5, 2011 | Uncategorized

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March 5, 2011 | Web/Software Development

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February 3, 2010 | Developer

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PHP is the programming language that runs many web applications, including WordPress. PHP’s slower than many other languages, but it’s fast to develop in.

Now Facebook, which also runs on PHP, has announced a new version of PHP that runs twice as fast.

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April 12, 2009 | Developer, Web/Software Development

I was surprised to know that Facebook runs on PHP. It also uses C++ and Java in places, but it’s the fact that it uses the little scripting language that could (PHP) is what is interesting. Aditya Agarwal of Facebook describes how the social networking giant does it in a presentation at QCon SF 2008. [...]

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