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SolarPHP 1.0 Released 125

Posted by timothy
from the something-new-under-the-sun dept.
HvitRavn writes "SolarPHP 1.0 stable was released by Paul M. Jones today. SolarPHP is an application framework and library, and is a serious contender alongside Zend Framework, Symphony, and similar frameworks. SolarPHP has in the recent years been the cause of heated debate in the PHP community due to provocative benchmark results posted on Paul M. Jones' blog."
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SolarPHP 1.0 Released

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  • Perfect timing... (Score:0, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 11, 2010 @05:32PM (#31445628)

    Perfect timing. I was just about to write a rather complex web application. How does this (or PHP in general) compare to, say, PERL in the execution speed, memory usage, and code manageability aspects? I'm sure I can get some quality, unbiased opinions here on the topic.

    Thanks in Advance!

  • Improving PHP (Score:0, Interesting)

    by Anonymous Coward on Thursday March 11, 2010 @05:34PM (#31445650)

    If the community wants to improve PHP they could start with making the function, class and method names case sensitive. For some unknown reason the powers behind PHP have chosen not fix this.

  • by Hurricane78 (562437) <deleted@@@slashdot...org> on Thursday March 11, 2010 @06:42PM (#31446576)

    They are by definition antisocial, expect everything to revolve around them and don’t want you to use just pieces of them.

    Give us just a nice set of libraries. That’s it.
    Let us choose what parts to use, what parts to get from other libraries, and what not to use at all.

    Frameworks are like having to buy a bundle offer at the supermarket, when all you need is one part of it, and then at home also noticing that the parts are not playing nice with everything else.

    But I hope the craze will be over soon, just like the Flash intro craze, the Java Applet craze, etc.

  • by BitHive (578094) on Thursday March 11, 2010 @06:43PM (#31446582) Homepage

    If we used what was everywhere everyone would be developing websites in .NET to deploy on their Windows intranet. But it's a lot easier to be sarcastic than have a point other than "lol nobody uses Rails" (as if that were even close to true).

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