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Comparing PHP and JavaScript

PHP and JavaScript are both scripting languages ranked in the top 10 in the TIOBE index. A scripting language is a special-purpose programming language that is used for automating tasks. PHP is designed to be a server-side scripting language, while JavaScript is mainly used for client-side scripting

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Deepak Vohra
Java PHP Software Development Comparing PHP and Java

PHP and Java are both languages ranked in the Top 10 in the TIOBE index. In this article, we compare the two languages. PHP is an interpreted language. The Zend Engine that is bundled with the PHP distribution is a scripting engine that interprets PHP scripts as a user has developed them.

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Deepak Vohra
Phalcon logo Using the Phalcon PHP Framework with MySQL

Some PHP frameworks now support the model-view-controller (MVC) design pattern, most notably the open source Phalcon framework. Phalcon has the lowest level of overhead due to memory and CPU for MVC applications, and it supports object-relational mapping features. Here's how you can get started with Phalcon and MySQL.

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Deepak Vohra
The New Foreign Language: Computer Programming?

Spanish or JavaScript? This is a question public school students in the US could be asking themselves as they choose their future courses. In several states, government officials are pushing to have programming languages count for a student's foreign language requirements.

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What New Programming Languages Should You Learn This Year?

Regardless of whether your New Year’s resolution is going strong or you’ve ditched it for something else, it's never too late to learn new skills. With a new year should come a new dedication to learning programming languages. Read on to see what programming language you should learn in 2014.

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Communications Provider Twilio Integrates with Google Cloud

Communications startup Twilio announced a partnership with Google Cloud Platform, marking the first time a voice and messaging API has been integrated with the Google App Engine. Developers can now include voice and messaging features in their web and mobile apps by writing just a few lines of code.

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Beth Romanik
Memory Leaks—Coding Errors or Omissions with Consequences

A memory leak is a coding error or omission with serious consequences. Memory leaks can be found in all programming languages and all types of applications. The question is—How do you find them? Brendan Quinn looks at some of the methods and tools available to developers and testers.

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Brendan Quinn
Three Tough Decisions Developers Face

Software development is still a fairly young profession. As technology continues to change, so does the act of development. Here is some insight into the difficulty presented by an everchanging profession.

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Katherine Slattery