It’s about time for some more PHP Abstract! In this episode I sit around a table with Keith Casey and Cal Evans as we ramble on a bit discussing the future of PHP (including PHP 5.3 and PHP 6) as well as talking about the framework standards group that has been formed. This was recorded while at php|tek in Chicago, before PHP 5.3 was released.
Jeff Moore has written an interesting post on OOP. In it he discusses the idea that OOP is not dead as some have proclaimed. He also lays out some features of OOP that he would like to see implemented in PHP. Come on inside and let’s look at what he has to say.
p. Sara Goleman has an interesting post over on her blog about PHP 6. In it she talks about the work that she, Andrei and others are doing to get the Unicode Preview Release out the door. Interested? Click on inside and we’ll take a look.
p. Nexen.net has published the August stats for PHP. Click through to get a quick summary and the links to all the pretty details.
p. Here’s the next installment the OSCON Interviews series. This time we talk with Andrei Zmievski of Yahoo. We talk about working at Yahoo, Unicode, PHP 6 and other interesting topics. Grab a cup of coffee and come on in as we sit down for “30 Minutes with Andrei Zmievski”.
p. According to the Evans Data Corporation (no relation), Eastern Europe has the highest concentration of PHP developers in the world. Click [ more ] to get more info and the all important link.
p. Theo Schlossnagle presented “Why PHP Sucks” at OSCON, Chris Shiflett blogged it recently, **everybody** ponied up an opinion.
p. George Schlossnagle’s un-official PHP Trading card describes him like this:
bq. George Schlossnagle builds high performance email systems at OmniTI, Inc. He’s also a frequent contributor to PHP and has years of hands-on experience in building large-scale PHP sites and applications.
p. At OSCON06, I sat down and talked to him about email, PHP and performance. Read on to find out what he had to say.
This is another installment in the series of interviews I conducted at OSCON 2006. This one is with Adam Trachtenberg of ebay’s Web Services Department. It covers a variety of topics including his introduction into PHP, how he came to work at ebay, upgrading to PHP 5 and some forward lookng topics. Adam is the senior manager of Platform Evangelism at eBay, where he preaches the gospel of the eBay platform to developers and businessmen around the globe.
Click the magic [ more ] button to be transported to Portland Oregon for 30 minutes with Adam Tracthenberg.