Avoiding Mistakes With PHP On IBM i Platforms

Over on The IT Jungle there is a new article for i Platform developers starting to use PHP, “Avoiding Mistakes With PHP On IBM i Platforms”.

The article is not a cookbook for solving common problems, in fact, the article doesn’t have any code in it whatsoever. It does however, have a few handy tips for i Platform developers. Here’s a quick taste.

We all make mistakes. And for those who don’t, I make up for your perfection. There’s value in mistakes. Learning about mistakes is a good way to avoid mistakes. It’s as true with PHP as it is with skydiving. Because a lot of people in the IBM midrange community use PHP, and presumably many more will be learning about it soon, I hope this helps them.

If you are working with PHP on i Platforms, click on through and give it a view. Invest a few minutes to keep from making the same mistakes that Dan Burger made.

About Cal Evans

Many moons ago, at the tender age of 14, Cal touched his first computer. (We're using the term "computer" loosely here, it was a TRS-80 Model 1) Since then his life has never been the same. He graduated from TRS-80s to Commodores and eventually to IBM PCs. For the past 10 years, Cal has worked with PHP and MySQL on Linux OSX, and when necessary, Windows. He has built on a variety of projects ranging in size from simple web pages to multi-million dollar web applications. When not banging his head on his monitor, attempting a blood sacrifice to get a particular piece of code working, he enjoys building and managing development teams using his widely imitated but never patented management style of "management by wandering around". Cal is happily married to wife 1.32, the lovely and talented Kathy. Together they have 2 kids who were both bright enough not to pursue a career in IT. Cal blogs at http://blog.calevans.com and is the founder and host of Nomad PHP