Category: Frameworks

Be MEAN and Lean in Web App Development – Build Apps with MEAN Stack

As developers, we know the importance of full stack of development technology putting our lives at ease. While LAMP stack started this trend many years back, we now see another trend fast catching up in the development universe- the MEAN stack Simply put, this technology bundle comprises of 4 components MongoDB – The database MongoDB is a widely popular schema-less open source NoSQL database system. Its design makes it easy to pass data to and fro from the …

5 Every day Tools to Power up Your PHP development life cycle

As all PHP developers would vouch, a development project is replete with multiple areas to focus on – at the same time! With a constant eye on quality, we also need to put efforts to see that the project is being executed smoothly, is on track amongst all team members, and is following all the deadlines set up with the client company. This makes the life of a PHP developer a tough one. However, not all is lost! …

Flat design + Less framework + WordPress = Our new responsive Blog design

After few years we had decided to give a new look and feel. As you are aware 2013 was a year of Responsive Web Design and we are no exception to this. So, RWD was in priority for the blog design. Why not applying new trends in our own blog ?  So, we added Flat design too. Flat design: Design trends change over the years. Now, people like to get rid of curved edges, gradients, reflections or shadow effects. …

Build custom PHP applications with Yii PHP Framework (2016 updated)

Frameworks help get basic tasks done automatically without the developer having to write specific code for the same. These frameworks also allow common tasks to be carried across different projects thus removing redundancies. There are quite a few frameworks available at the developer’s disposal, but one framework that is certainly catching on is the Yii PHP Framework for building custom PHP applications. Released in December 2008, Yii Framework is one the newest open source PHP frameworks. However given its …

Responsive Web Design frameworks that we like and use

Responsive web design becomes unavoidable, due to the rapid growth of tablets, smartphones and smart televisions with different screens; it’s no wonder responsive designing has gained the attention of website owners. One website that could display well on every screen is an inevitable option since it eliminates the tiresome job of creating web pages for each device independently. Responsive designing also facilitates user experience by way of ruling out links that should be selected based on the user …

Frameworks we like: 4. Codeigniter, and Why?

Codeigniter is an open source web application framework for building dynamic websites with programming language PHP. Its main aim is to facilitate the developers to develop projects much faster than writing code from the scratch. If you are a developer who wants to meet the clients’ deadline and tired of tediously large and painstakingly undocumented frameworks, Codeigniter is the way to go. When compared to other PHP frameworks, Codeigniter is often distinguished for its speed. Now this is …

Frameworks we like: 3. Symfony, and Why?

Symfony a web application written in PHP as per the Model-View-Controller (MVC) standards launched by Sensio Labs during 2005. It is aimed to give developers full authority over the configuration. Symfony also looks to up the tempo of creation and maintenance of web applications and to reduce the recurring coding tasks. More or less a whole lot from the directory structure to foreign libraries could be customized. The Symfony templating component is a flexible layer on top of PHP …

Frameworks we like: 2. CakePHP and why?

Another set of developers liked CakePHP and they prefer to stay with this solid web app. CakePHP is one of the most well-known frameworks for PHP development. CakePHP considerably decreases development costs and also helps you as developers write very less code. This blog will walk you through the Cake framework and its hot features which caught my eye at the first sight of it. As you know, CakePHP is an open source development framework for developing, maintaining and deploying …

PHP Frameworks we like 1. Zend and why?

Our developers first choice was Zend, reasons?  Zend Framework is an uncomplicated, straightforward, open-source software framework for PHP 5. Its flexible design allows you to build interactive web applications and services with ease. One of the major highlights is the Model-View-Controller (MVC), which makes the code reusable and trouble-free to maintain. MVC is nothing but an architectural blueprint used by software engineering. As a developer, you would wish to separate data and user interface. This enables you as a developer …