Category: PHP Programming

4 version control services for programmers

Programming practices have matured so much that version control has become absolutely indispensable, especially for teams working on a project. These services track the changes that each contributor makes to the files, with a time stamp, and unique embedded contributor ID. This facilitates the comparison, restoration, deletion or merging of subsequent revisions, making the process of team project development enormously easier and hassle-free. Here we bring you the top choices of Git support version control hosting services, to help …

4 MySQL clients for PHP developers in Windows

Using client apps for MySQL provides more than just a well-presented representation of your database. It elevates the level of accuracy and time saved by database administrators. And every dollar saved is a dollar earned in profit for your business. Hence, it makes total sense to go for MySQL client apps when you undertake a PHP web application development project. However, the million dollar question is – “Which client app should you go with?” The market is flooded …

Great WordPress Plugins for every WordPress website (2016)

(Note: This blog was originally written 3 years ago, and we decided to update them once in a year from now on. I know there are people who hate plugins and there is another set, who love to explore plugins. ) WordPress is undeniably one of the most sought-after platforms for bloggers. It is enriched with loads of user-friendly and feature-rich applications that are second to none. Every user loves WordPress for its uniqueness, inclusiveness, and extendibility. Being …

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! …

21 reasons why you need to hire a professional WordPress developer

21 reasons why you need a professional WordPress developer (when you are still capable of creating a WordPress website) WordPress is a simple, no-nonsense CMS – But not all the time and for all the type of things you want to do with your website. The power of WordPress does not just stop with your blog and simple CMS based business brochure website. WordPress can be used to build complex web applications if you know PHP, HTML5, CSS3, …

4 PHP IDEs for Serious PHP Developers (updated)

Sitting in a performance work chair from Herman miller, a cup of Colombian Folgers’s coffee  with Apple MacBook Air – all these can make a programmer enjoy an idle workplace. But the comfort zone doesn’t just end up with this list. They all love to explore a nice IDE, where they do not have to invent any code syntax. An IDE is Integrated Development Environment, which is a coding/development tool where the programmer has to peek in all …

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 …