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196. Will PHP 6 feature a JIT compiler? Lately in PHP podcast episode 30

Updated on: 2012-12-10

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Now that Facebook made some progress with their PHP HipHop VM JIT compiler engine, some PHP core developers are considering having also a JIT compiler implementation of the official implementation based on LLVM, eventually in PHP 6.

That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and CÚsar Rodas in the episode 30 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also commented on the first alpha release of PHP 5.5.0, proposals for having pure interfaces in the PHP core, the Facebook PHP JIT compiler enhancements, and the new system of levels and missions of the PHPClasses and JSClasses sites.

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194. Should PHP be Copying the Java features and practices? Lately in PHP podcast episode 29

Updated on: 2012-11-12

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Particularly since version 5.0, PHP has been copying many of Java features and practices of Java programmers.

This means that if Java programmers practices tend to be bureacratic and less productive, PHP programmers that use those features or adopt those Java practices may also become less productive.

This was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Michael Kimsal on the episode 29 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also covered the proposals to implement Java generics in PHP and the class property accessors, and an article on accessing APIs using OAuth without much complication.

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193. PHP 5.5 Release Date and Plans - Lately in PHP podcast episode 28

Updated on: 2012-11-17

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PHP 5.5 release is already being planned. The release manager was picked, some of the new features are decided and the release date is estimated. This is one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in episode 28 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also discussed the interpretation from VentureBeat that Zend is working on mobile version of PHP, using abstract syntax trees to optimize PHP further, and creating classes that provide APIs that are simpler for the users.

Now listen to the podcast, or watch the podcast video or read the transcript to learn more about these and other interesting topics of the PHP world.


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192. Running PHP code with JavaScript and Python VM - Lately in PHP podcast episode 27

Updated on: 2012-09-06

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PHP applications popularity is so high that developers which prefer using other languages are trying to compile PHP code in languages like JavaScript and Python using new virtual machine projects.

That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in the episode 27 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also cover the latest PHP releases and the new features planned for PHP 5.5, as well the new PHP elephant plush toys that were produced by the PHPClasses site to give away to the best contributors of the site.

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191. Accelerating PHP 5.4 with updated PHP cache extensions - Lately in PHP podcast episode 26

Updated on: 2012-08-02

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Despite PHP 5.4 was released some time ago, only now PHP caching extensions like eAccelerator and APC are being adapted to work with PHP 5.4.

This was one of several topics discussed in the episode 26 of the Lately in PHP podcast on which Manuel Lemos received Michael Kimsal as guest co-host.

The also discussed the latest PHP 5.4.5 and PHP 5.3.15 releases, the planned implementation of generators and the yield keyword in PHP 5.5, the usability problems of the current Web browsers, and the upcoming Indieconf 2012, the independent Web professionals conference.

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190. Google Chrome vs Firefox: Chrome is Catching Up on Features for Web Developers

Updated on: 2012-07-26

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Google Chrome browser seems to have practically reached the leadership of the market share of browsers among the generality of the users. However, Firefox still leads in the preference of the majority of Web developers.

This article is a follow-up of another written last year entitled "Top 10 Reasons Why Firefox is still Better than Chrome for Web Development".

This time it includes a point by point response from Renato Mangini of Google Chrome Developer relations team on the issues raised in the past article to explain which issues were addressed or can be overcome somehow.

Read this article to learn more on how Google Chrome is catching up on Firefox, as well find out about other less known cool features of Chrome that can improve your Web user experience.


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189. The 7 Main Optimizations of PHP 5.4 - Lately in PHP podcast episode 25

Updated on: 2015-01-18

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The PHP 5.4 includes 7 main optimizations that made PHP work more efficiently in terms of the speed and memory usage efficiency.

That is the main topic discussed in episode 25 of the Lately in PHP podcast on which Manuel Lemos received Gustavo Lopes, a PHP core developer.

Listen to the podcast, watch the podcast video or read the transcript to learn more about these and other interesting PHP topics discussed on this episode.


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186. Do PHP Developers Need and will Adopt PHP Coding Standards? - Lately in PHP podcast episode 24

Updated on: 2012-06-04

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The PHP Standards Group is trying to push new specifications for PHP coding standards. Whether PHP developers need and will adopt these standards was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Arturs Sosins in episode 24 of the Lately in PHP podcast.

They also discussed the complaints of Linus Torvalds on the limitations of GitHub handling Git pull requests and whether that will affect the processing of pull requests to the PHP core project.

Other topics include the latest PHP 5.4.3 and 5.3.13 bug fixes, the chart of PHP releases over time, and the JavaScript Innovation Award initiative that is about to start and repeat the success of the PHP Innovation Award.

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183. Will it ever Matter if PHP Sucks? - Lately in PHP podcast episode 23

Updated on: 2012-05-26

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Once in a while we see fans of other languages writing long articles on why PHP sucks and you should not use it. But will that ever matter?

That is one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and Ernani Joppert in the episode 23 of the Lately in PHP podcast, for the first time also recorded in video using Google Hangouts On Air.

They also covered other polemic ideas for future PHP versions like the pure PHP script proposal, making function names case-sensitive and the option to skip optional function parameters.

Another interesting topic discussed in this podcast is about the proposals for HTTP 2.0 protocol.

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182. Making the Web Faster with HTTP 2 Protocol

Updated on: 2012-05-03

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The HTTP protocol version 2.0 is in the process of being defined. There was a call for proposals and several researchers submitted specifications and ideas that can make the Web faster and better in several other aspects.

Read this article to learn about the details of these proposals and what Web developers can expect to prepare to take advantage of the planned improvements of the HTTP 2.0 protocol.


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