Category Archives: Open Source

PHP Performance on IBM i: Tuesday, Dec. 10 (limited-time discount)

Update: a recording of this class is available at http://iprodeveloper.com/let-your-php-apps-fly-ibm-i-high-performance-php-demand ————- This Tuesday, learn how to Let Your PHP applications fly on IBM i. Busy? You can attend while getting your work done, with three one-hour class segments separated by … Continue reading

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March updates to PHP Toolkit for IBM i

All are invited to try and enjoy this update before it’s officially packaged: XMLSERVICE 1.7.8 and PHP Toolkit 1.5.0 My favorite part is in the performance improvements. There are also bug fixes to data areas and data queues, configurable PASE … Continue reading

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Why PHP on IBM i

A colleague asked me for a catchy quote about why IBM i aficionados should choose PHP. Some thoughts to start with: 1. With PHP you can build your dreams. 2. PHP lets you start simply and grow. 3. PHP combines … Continue reading

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ZF2 and DB2 for IBM i

Alan answers questions about DB2 for IBM i support in Zend Framework 2. Continue reading

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MySQL is still alive on IBM i

Despite Oracle’s decision to discontinue distributions of MySQL on IBM i, the open source nature of MySQL’s license gives hope that other entities, possibly IBM, may help keep the popular database thriving for IBM i users. Continue reading

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