RightScale, Zend Tie On PHP Platform

socalTECH

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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Frameworks Round 2

TechEmpower

Repeating its performance from last week, the Netty platform holds a commanding lead for JSON serialization on EC2. 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.

Framework Benchmarks

TechEmpower

Authors Note: Were using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. And let us simply draw the curtain of charity over the Cake PHP results. The high-performance Netty platform takes a commanding lead for JSON serialization on EC2.

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

SoCal Tech Calendar

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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CallFire Launches Their New Cv3 Platform & New Look

Tech Zulu Event

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.

Frameworks Round 4

TechEmpower

We’ve posted Round 4 of our ongoing project measuring the performance of many web application frameworks and platforms. This round adds Bottle (Python), Dancer (Perl), Kelp (Perl), MicroMVC (PHP), Mojolicious (Perl), Phalcon (PHP), RingoJS (JavaScript), Spark (Java), and Wai (Haskell).

Frameworks Round 1

TechEmpower

Authors'' Note: We''re using the word "framework" loosely to refer to platforms, micro-frameworks, and full-stack frameworks. 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. PHP 5.3.10.

Frameworks Round 3

TechEmpower

We''ve previously posted two rounds of results of benchmarking many web application platforms and frameworks. The community contributed numerous framework tests giving us coverage of several platforms we were missing in previous rounds.

NationBuilder Opens Developer API

socalTECH

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. 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.

Corent Adds Advisor

socalTECH

Corent develops a softare platform which makes it easier for companies to modernize their enterprise IT architecture, helping them to extend legacy software into software-as-a-service. The firm''s software helps turn any Java, PHP, or.Net application to SaaS.

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Dude, Akanda Is Tying The Cloud Together Like A Rug

InfoChachkie

Even the most conservative companies began adopting the open-source LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) to dynamically create and maintain their websites. Cloud Architecture – Most cloud projects are now built on OpenStack an open source virtualization platform.

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Understanding Changes in the Software & Venture Capital Industries

Both Sides of the Table

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. Facebook is a “platform cloud&# provider, too.

Choosing a Programming Language and Framework for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

Closely Aligned Functional Needs The most common reason that a language and platform is chosen is because there's an existing set of (often open source) functionality that you can tap into that aligns closely with your functional needs. For example, you might choose Sencha if you are building apps that run natively on several platforms (e.g., 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.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

SoCal Delicious

Huge news: Millions of PHP developers can now build mobile apps for iOS and Android — in PHP. Publisher Platform (P3). VentureBeat | News About Tech, Money and Innovation. Whats Hot Menu. Skip to primary content. Skip to secondary content. what’s hot? Apple. iPad Mini.

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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. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies.

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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. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies.

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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. Although we use.Net for the platform and the site, we use MySQL as the database (yeah, not SQL Server), MemCached for caching, Lucene for full text search, and other open source technologies.

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Down the Stack | How Low Do You Go?

Tech Zulu Event

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? PaaS, on the other hand, will provide a development platform (as a service) to create new applications. You’re a startup.

Quickly Enable Social Logins with JanRain Engage

SoCal Delicious

When porting an application from one platform to another, the first item we as developers tend to think about is the programming language.

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Interview with Michael Witz, Mob Science

socalTECH

We have one, major original IP game in development, and a couple of weeks ago we announced a publishing deal with Zynga to publish our new game on Facebook and Zynga's own platform. Michael Witz: We've been building smaller, lightweight games on the Facebook platform since early 2008.

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