Yes! Finally Smarty 8.0 has been released! This release has an ASP/JSP/Java/Python/C# code interpretor and lots of other enhancements! Pity the upgrade instructions were lost when the author’s modem died. Anyone tried it? hehe.
The Smart Template Engine at SmartPHP looks impressive. It uses more traditional templating conventions than Smarty (ie. begin … end) which is *much* simpler for non-techies to understand. This is one library I’m going to keep an eye on. I wonder how hard it’d be to support both in b2-smarty […]
Via the Linux.ie webdev list, SWIG and PHP4. Someone asked if you could interface PHP code to a C++ API. Looks like this could be a winner!
I’ve thought about this for a while after posting my previous attempt at using MVC to design a registration form. So far, I’ve removed the need for the fields array, and simply used the Smarty “include” function to include html code for text boxes and checkboxes. I also changed the […]
Here’s my first go trying to create a registration page using the Model View Controller design. Before you delve into the code, here’s some background not included in the code: You’ll need to know something about Smarty before reading this. Their crash course is useful for this. Here’s a Google […]
I was looking at this yesterday with the view to using MVC and Smarty for an app. This introductory tutorial has disappeared in 404 land so grab it quick from the Google Cache while it’s there still.
John did more work on his PHP extensions. I find research into performance tuning and benchmarking fascinating. By using the C version of one of his PHP functions John gained a 75% increase in speed! Excellent! John, can you try both PHP code and C code with PHP Accelerator or […]
John benchmarked a C PHP extension versus native PHP code and discovered the speed-up wasn’t that great and I have to agree, not worth the restrictions not coding in PHP provides. At work, we’ve thought of moving code into a C extension lots of times but this proves it’s not […]
I really have to actively look for more PHP development websites. Here’s another: PHP Developer
Here’s a review of the upcoming PHP5. *Loads* of new stuff and it’s going to practically be a whole new language to learn. I can’t wait to start working with the new OO features it’ll have. It should make implementing patterns much easier. I wonder what effect it will have […]