Factual Releases PHP Driver

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Los Angeles-based Factual , the developer of application programming interfaces to a giant, database of places and other data used for location based applications, said this week that it has launched an official PHP driver for its API. The firm said the API wraps its Read, Crosswalk, Resolve, and Schema APIs, simplifying access ot its database of 55 million global places.

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RightScale, Zend Tie On PHP Platform

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Santa Barbara-based RightScale , the cloud management software developer backed by Tenaya Capital , DAG Ventures, Benchmark Capital , Index Ventures , and Presidio Ventures, and PHP developer Zend Technologies , said today that they have launched a jointly developed solution for deploying and managing PHP applications. The companies have bundled RightScale's Cloud Management Software with Zend PHP.

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The Los Angeles PHP Developers February Meetup

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Sunday, March 14, 2010 -- The Los Angeles PHP Developers February Meetup. See [link] (more

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The Los Angeles PHP Developers Group (LAPHP)

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 -- Developing Applications with Apache Cassandra. LAPHP. Is my app a good fit for Apache Cassandra? Or is Cassandra a good fit for my app? These are the questions many developers are asking themselves taking the popularity of the new NoSQL database technologies out there on the market nowadays.

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The Los Angeles PHP Developers Group (LAPHP)

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 -- LAPHP January Talk: Zend Framework 2.0. For our January LAPHP talk we have pretty exciting guest -- we invited Ralph Schindler from Zend to talk about Zend Framework 2.0 (aka aka ZF2). Zend Framework 2 achieved its stable release this autumn, ushering in a new era of the framework.

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LAPHP Talk: E-commerce with PHP ?? Introduction to Magento

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010 -- LAPHP Talk: E-commerce with PHP  Introduction to Magento. Magento attracted a lot of attention lately and quickly becomes de-facto standard e-commerce platform for PHP. Join us for a monthly LAPHP meeting. This month's talk is on e-commerce with Magento. More details and RSVP. See [link] (more

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Frameworks Round 2

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Only Cake PHP requires more than 100 milliseconds. As before, Raw PHP is also very strong in this test. Again, Raw PHP makes an extremely strong showing. PHP with an ORM and Cake improved dramatically from last week''s test thanks to configuration changes recommended by the community. PHP 5.4.13 with APC, PHP-FPM, nginx. PHP ActiveRecord (Nightly 20121221).

Framework Benchmarks Round 12

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The plain PHP, Slim, and Laravel tests have been upgraded to PHP 7. For example, Slim's performance in the JSON test and Laravel's performance in the Fortunes test both approximately doubled versus Round 11 with PHP 5. Round 12 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is now available! A race against the clock. Recently, we were notified that the physical hardware environment we have used for Rounds 9 through 12 will be decommissioned imminently.

Framework Benchmarks Round 11

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clancats (php). limonade (php). Round 11 of the ongoing Web Framework Benchmarks project is now available! We'll keep this blog entry short and sweet. The highlights for Round 11. Three new languages are represented in Round 11: Crystal , D , and Rust. Meanwhile, the total number of frameworks has increased by 26. The new frameworks are: silicon (C++). aleph (clojure). pedestal (clojure). crystal-raw (crystal). moonshine (crystal). vibed (d). jawn (java). mangooio (java). koa (js).

Framework Benchmarks Round 8

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The HipHop PHP VM with no framework and thanks in part to the MySQL driver for PHP, yields dominion over the Updates test. However, hhvm trails plain PHP in the Fortunes test presently. If you''re interested in testing HHVM with popular PHP frameworks, we would be happy to receive a pull request. Merry Christmas web framework performance aficionados!

Frameworks Round 4

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This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell). We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms. As with previous rounds, the developer community has contributed several additional frameworks for Round 4, bringing the total to 57!

Frameworks Round 1

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And let us simply draw the curtain of charity over the Cake PHP results. We were surprised by the performance of Raw PHP in this test. We suspect the PHP MySQL driver and connection pool are particularly well tuned. However, the penalty for using an ORM on PHP is severe. Again, Raw PHP makes an extremely strong showing, but PHP with an ORM and Cake —the only PHP framework in our test—are at the opposite end of the spectrum. PHP 5.3.10.

Frameworks Round 3

TechEmpower

Round 3 includes Snap on Haskell; Elli and Cowboy on Erlang; Openresty on Lua; Tornado on Python; Onion on C; Slim, Codeigniter, Phreeze, Kohana, Lithium, Laravel, Silex, Fuel, and Symphony2 on PHP; Grizzly-Jersey and Play1 on Java; Scalatra, Lift, Unfiltered, and Finagle on Scala. In our tests, Slim and CodeIgniter appear to be the champions among the PHP frameworks. We''ve previously posted two rounds of results of benchmarking many web application platforms and frameworks.

Web Framework Performance - Startup Founders Need to See These Numbers

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And I hope you are not running on Cake PHP when you see these numbers. In looking at these numbers, seeing Cake PHP at 500x slower, Ruby-Rails and Django at 50x slower really surprised me. Important Implications Well I'm currently working with startup founders on their systems in JRuby, Django, PHP and Java. In Web Framework Benchmarks , there are some very interesting and surprising numbers around the performance of various web frameworks.

Hollywood Tech Happy Hour

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A PHP engineer meets a charismatic founder that excites him with his vision, so much so that he can picture leaving his day job for the exhilarating experience of working tirelessly for technology stock options that could be worth millions one day. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- Hollywood Tech Happy Hour. Imagine if there was a place, where at one table an entrepreneur meets her next $100,000 investor. A designer meets a new client, a web developer with a great internet startup.

NationBuilder Opens Developer API

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The new API features interfaces and sample interfaces in Ruby, PHP, and Python. Los Angeles-based NationBuilder , which develops software-as-a-service to help groups organize their supporters, has opened up a new set of APIs for third party developers. The company--which offers up its platform to political campaigns, nonprofits, activists, and many others--said it has officially released its API, allowing developers to access its services.

Media Temple Accelerate Website Hosting

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The company, which is led by Demian Sellfors, said the accelerated performance comes from such upgrades as addition of Google PageSpeed, PHP FastCGI, and use of solid state disk drives on the company''s shared database server. Los Angeles-based web hosting and cloud services firm Media Temple says it has upgraded its web hosting services, to make websites run up to six times faster.

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Media Temple Accelerates Website Hosting

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The company, which is led by Demian Sellfors, said the accelerated performance comes from such upgrades as addition of Google PageSpeed, PHP FastCGI, and use of solid state disk drives on the company''s shared database server. Los Angeles-based web hosting and cloud services firm Media Temple says it has upgraded its web hosting services, to make websites run up to six times faster.

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Realtime Raises $100M, Opens Office In Santa Monica

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The firm said its technology framework works with NODE.JS, Javascript, ASP.net, Java, PHP, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, and revolves around providing a many-to-many, cloud-hosted messaging system for web applications. Realtime , a startup developing technology to help power real-time web applications, said today that it has raised $100M, launched in the U.S., and opened up a new office in Santa Monica.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Ecwid Scores $5M In Series B

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The firm got its start as X-Cart, a PHP shopping cart. San Diego-based e-commerce software developer Ecwid said this morning that it has closed a $5M, Series B funding round. According to Ecwid, the funding was led by iTech Capital, and also included Runa Capital. Ecwid said that Gleb Davidyuk of iTech Capital joins the company''s board with the funding. Ecwid said it will use the funding for further developing its product, expanding global distribution, and for sales and marketing.

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OpenX Issues Fix For Major Security Issue

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OpenX issued a mantory update Tuesday to fix the issue, which opened up users of the software to arbitrary PHP code execution on its servers. Pasadena-based OpenX is experiencing some big growth pains this week, and is facing a nasty security issue with the open source version of its software. The company''s software is widely used by Internet websites and publishers to handle ad serving.

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Sponsor Post: Southern California technology firms are hiring!

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Check out some of the recent positions posted to socalTECH's Job Board in recent days: Senior PHP Developer , Los Angeles, Oversee.net. Who says there aren't jobs out there? The high tech industry in Southern California is hiring. Director of Research & Analytics , Santa Monica, Adconion Media Group. Web Application Developer , Irvine, GrowMetrix. Web Developer , Calabasas, lynda.com, Inc. Web UX Designer , Carpinteria, lynda.com, inc.

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Corent Adds Advisor

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The firm''s software helps turn any Java, PHP, or.Net application to SaaS. Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technology , which develops software that makes it easy for companies to convert their legacy applications into software-as-a-service, has added a new advisor, the firm said this week. Corent said it has added Mario Leone, former CIO of Ingram Micro, FIAT, Federal-Mogul and Dow Chemical, as an advisor. Leone will chair Corent''s Executive Technology Advisory Board.

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Factual Connects Into Python, Clojure, Haskell

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Factual already had support for more widespread languages like Java and PHP. Santa Monica-based Factual extended out its list of supported APIs this week, saying that it has added new drivers for the Python, Clojure, and Haskell development languages. The new drivers allow developers using those various programming languages to access data in Factual, including the company's massive database of location and place information.

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LAMPsig

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He was also one of the founding Lampsig members, and has previously given lampsig talks on PHP, SVG with Ajax, and Xen. Saturday, September 20, 2008 -- "LAMP developers guide to subversion" LAMPsig. Speaker: David Rolston has a long history of web development that dates back to the earliest days of the WWW. He is currently working for a startup company in the multiplayer social network gaming space.

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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LA CTO Forum Dealmaker Media Digital Family Reunion Startups Uncensored Social Media Club, LA Twiistup Mindshare LA LA Hadoop Meetup Dorkbot Geek Dinners LA Cloud Computing LA Web Application Developers LA PHP Developers In addition to these, I'd recommend looking at: Technology Council of Southern California – Surprised John didn't mention this one. Great post by John Shiple.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

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We had an interesting presentation at the LA CTO Forum by the CTO of a startup who chose Groovy / Grails as the framework for their startup. t prompted a good discussion around how CTOs go about choosing the programming language and framework for their startup.

Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

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Linux (instead of UNIX), Apache (web server software), MySQL (instead of Oracle) and PHP. Of course there were variants – we preferred PostGres to MySQL and many people used other programming languages than PHP. In this three-part series I will explore the ways that the Venture Capital industry has changed over the past 5 years that I would argue are a direct result of changes in the software industry, not the other way around.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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Most networking events tend to either focus on specific technologies (PHP,Net, C#, Microsoft, LAMP, MySQL, Open Source, Hadoop, Java, etc.) I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years. As part of doing that, I've had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of different chief technical officers from different kinds of companies over those years. This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies.

Dude, Akanda Is Tying The Cloud Together Like A Rug

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Even the most conservative companies began adopting the open-source LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) to dynamically create and maintain their websites. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. In the 1998 movie The Big Lebowski, Jeff Bridges’ character, The Dude, laments the destruction of his favorite rug by repeatedly stating, “That rug really tied the room together.”

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We Want You!…To Succeed! TechZulu & Gadget Review Partner with Microsoft

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With support for Windows, Linux,NET, Node.js, PHP, Java, and much more. We’ve always been huge advocates of startups. So it brings not only TechZulu, but also Gadget Review great pleasure to announce a partnership with Microsoft. In the coming weeks we will begin to search out qualified startups who can take advantage of what Microsoft has to offer. Is that you? If so, we want to hear from you.

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MySpace Extends APIs

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Among those resources are a new software development kit with libraries for connecting to MySpace via the PHP, Python, Ruby,NET and Java languages. Los Angeles-based MySpace has released an upgrade to the firm's set of application programming interfaces, saying this morning that it has released an upgrade to MySpaceID, the firm's API for allowing other websites to access its information.

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Finding Developers is Tough Again

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I'm primarily looking for front end developers who are experts in AS3, and back end developers who are proficient at PHP and MySQL. I’m seeing and hearing that it’s becoming tough finding good developers again, at least here in Los Angeles. On Friday, at the LA CTO Forum , I heard from a couple of CTOs having trouble finding good developers. My company, TechEmpower , recently added a few top notch developers, but it wasn’t easy to find just the right people.

Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. The concept of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP) VS. Microsoft must change. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. The concept of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP) VS. Microsoft must change. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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Why.Net???

Alon Schwartz

This X can be PHP, Python, Ruby on Rails, or even Java. The concept of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySql, PHP) VS. Microsoft must change. I’ve seen many examples of successful startups built in PHP, Java, ASP.Net, CGI, ROR, and many others. From the first day we started Docstoc people have been asking me “ why.Net ”?

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Quickly Enable Social Logins with JanRain Engage

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See Also PHP5 Alternatives for Red Hat Enterprise Linux A Quick Look at ORM for PHP Getting Up and Running Faster with zfKit Hack of the Day: Use PHPs List Function to Quickly Transform Arrays to Variables Tweet « Prior Post Next Post » Posted in How-To and tagged with login , openid , php , social Comment Subscribe E-mail This Print This Digg Share Hi Christian - Ive replied… Hi Christian - Ive replied to your email.

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CallFire Launches Their New Cv3 Platform & New Look

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Another API has been added to support IVR (interactive voice recognition) and PHP Toolkit enables developers to get CallFire’s system running much more efficiently. CallFire creates simple text and voice platforms for businesses to use to reach their customers. CallFire’s growth has been tremendous: surpassing the 200,000 user mark, reaching the 200 million campaign mark for executing calls and texts campaigns, and a 100% growth in the past 12 months.

How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess

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Related Pages How to Password Protect a Directory on Your Website Preventing Image Bandwidth Theft With.htaccess How to Masquerade Your CGI/PHP Scripts as Static HTML Pages How to Redirect from Your Root Domain to the WWW Subdomain and Vice Versa Using mod_rewrite What is HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP and Perl? Domain Name Parking Explained How to Pop Up a Tool Tip Window for Your Images Using Dreamweaver Is There a WYSIWYG Editor for PHP?

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Interview with Michael Witz, Mob Science

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Michael Witz: Building out our team We're actively looking for product managers, artists, engineers, PHP engineers. What does it take to take a social gaming firm to the next level? For San Diego-based Mob Science (www.mobscience.com), an injection of cash, some key advisors--and a deal with Zynga. Last week, the firm announced a funding round and a couple of key advisors, as the company looks to ramp its social gaming efforts and leverage a deal with Zynga.

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Down the Stack | How Low Do You Go?

Tech Zulu Event

If you don’t like the idea of updating PHP or Ruby on Rails on a regular basis, this is where you probably want to be. You’re a startup. You’ve got a great idea for an app. You’ve got some friends interested in helping out and you think you can make this work. So how do you figure out where you’ll host it? How do you decide between a raw infrastructure provider or platform service, and how much work do you do yourself and how much should you rely on service providers?

A Night Of #Hackfest With BetterWorks

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Some used Java, Ruby, jQuery while others used PHP, HTML, and CSS. Welcome to the accelerated version of Startup Weekend. I dropped in to check out the contest a few times during the competition and the environment was uplifting and exciting. Brought back fond memories of my weekend at Startup Weekend. walking around seeing coders buried deep into code, focused on completing their product before the clock expired.

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