PHP.RUHR – It’s more than just PHP
We recently spoke with Marc Grotholtman, organizer of the upcoming PHP.RUHR conference. With access to web developers and decision makers in Germany and around Europe, PHP.RUHR offers a full day of expertise and entertainment for all attendees. In three short years, the event has outgrown its old venue and will now be hosted by the Signal […]
Is open source free as in free speech or free as in free lunch?
Indeed, open source code and packages have disrupted the web and beyond, and are mostly free. Pretty amazing I must add. As a developer, there’s nothing better than an open source package you can mess around with, test, adopt, and deploy. Moreover, you don’t have to ask your manager for any bureaucratic financial approval. Cool! […]
Zend Framework 3 – now available
After 17 months of effort, hundreds of releases, tens of thousands of commits by hundreds of contributors, and millions of installs, we’re pleased to announce the immediate availability of Zend Framework 3. Zend Framework 3, along with recent releases of Zend Server 9 and Zend Studio 13.5, makes it easier for you to develop, debug, […]
Zend Studio 13.5: Improved performance, best PHP 7 support, and more
Zend Studio 13.5 is now available. With 3X faster performance, you can code faster, debug more easily, and take advantage of massive performance gains in PHP 7. Below are the highlights of this new release. Improved performance “Performance” was the main feedback we heard from you over and over again about regarding Zend Studio. We listened. Performance was a main […]
Nailing down production issues with Zend Server 9
“Costs of fixing bugs after implementation are 10 times higher than construction phase and 100 times larger than design phase” – Barry W. Boehm: Software Process Management: Lessons Learned from History Some things never change. I came across the statement above and was surprised to realize it appeared in an article written almost 30 years […]
Taking it to the Summit: We’ll be attending the RPG & DB2 Spring Summit!
Next week, two of our IBM i experts will be attending the RPG & DB2 Summit in Dallas. This Summit has been called the best educational value for IBM i developers, so we’re thrilled to be in attendance! While there, we’ll be exhibiting at a booth, networking with fellow enthusiasts, and presenting on a daily […]
Zend Server PHP 7 Early Access
I’m happy to announce the the Zend Server with PHP 7 early access program! As with previous major versions, we’d like to give you guys the chance to shape Zend Server to suit your needs and requirements by installing an early version of the upcoming Zend Server release. What makes this early access program even […]
Announcing the Zend Server Plugin Contest Final-5!
We’re happy to announce the final five contenders of the Zend Server Plugin Contest! Plugins, just in case you forgot, are snippets of code that extend Zend Server and Z-Ray to support specific development environments. Plugins are developed by, and for, Zend Server and Z-Ray users, and are available in the Zend Gallery – an […]
Thank You to Plugin Contributors!
One of the most exciting features introduced in Zend Server 8.5 is the Zend Gallery – an online marketplace for plugins that extend Zend Server’s and Z-Ray’s functionality, and that have been developed by other users for the entire community to use. Zend Server was opened to community innovation, and the PHP community as a whole […]