Programming languages go through cycles; it’s up to us to know when to switch to the latest new thing. Here’s a look at the internet’s collective wisdom about programming language: the PYPL Index! Looks like Python and Java are on top, Julia is rising quickly, and PHP continues to slump for the 5th year in a row.
PHP is a cornerstone of the modern internet, with 80% of sites using it. Now, as the end of life for PHP 5.x version gets closer and closer, a whopping 62% of the internet is estimated to be vulnerable to looming security issues.
Quality code is highly valued in the PHP community. You’ll rarely find untested libraries on GitHub. Two problems that developers encounter again and again during testing are the handling of file operations, as well as testing built-in PHP functions such as time() or exec() on certain expectations. In this article, Tommy Mühle explains a few solutions for such cases.
It’s no secret that programmers like to curse. But which kind of developer curses most? Java-heads? C++ developers? PHP programmers? A study on expletives in programming circles has delivered some interesting results.
Scala? Bor-ing. Here are five weird and wonderful projects that demonstrate the diversity of the JVM platform.
Sick of their bloated PHP/MySQL stack, the Huffington Post developer team have migrated to a modern alternative for their editorial needs.
Increasing language fragmentation is biggest threat to Javas future, but its still riding high according to the latest rankings
With so many cloud platforms out there, it can be difficult to pick one that best suits your needs. But what about the first truly open source cloud platform out there? WSO2s Paul Fremantle explains how to get an application running, as well as explaing the architecture behind the project.
WSO2s open source PaaS gets a new architecture, designed to make it easy to plug in and play.
A team-up with PaaS specialists Engine Yard is likely to bring Ruby, PHP and node.js support to Oracle Cloud.
We talked to the man behind the latest Big Data project set to simplify the entire process of getting analytics from your data.
Tired of requesting a new development machine for your application? Sick of setting up a new test environment? Have no fear OpenShift is here!
With PaaS vendors jostling, Red Hat offer their vision for OpenShift
For those PHP developers who have stumbled upon our site, we’ve got a proposal for you