E-commerce, Magento

Why choose Magento as an ecommerce platform?

If you follow our blog regularly you probably remember that my last post was dedicated to Sitecore CMS. This time I decided to represent for your review one more powerful at the same time arguable CMS – Magento. Magento as well as Sitecore CMS is meant to build big things but this time in the… Continue reading Why choose Magento as an ecommerce platform?

Frameworks, Yii Framework, Zend framework

Yii Framework vs Zend framework 2

Zend Framework and Yii Framework are object oriented web application frameworks written in PHP. Over the recent years Yii has become extremely popular with the developers for implementing large scale secure and fast web applications, better to say, has become number 1 choice for many of them. However with the long-awaited release of Zend Framework… Continue reading Yii Framework vs Zend framework 2

IT Trends

Why is Yii framework getting more and more popular?

A lot of experienced PHP programmers see frameworks as tools for “weak” programmers that don’t understand how to write good, clean code. Whether this is true or not is up for debate, but the fact of the matter is that PHP frameworks are a tool that can be used to save time and tighten up… Continue reading Why is Yii framework getting more and more popular?

PHP

Plain PHP or Frameworks?

I’ve been wondering, why lots of PHP-programmers invent their own wheels (CMS, CMF, ORM etc.?), when there are a number of ready practices, ready PHP classes. Almost all typical tasks, that you can face to in web-development, have been already realized in the frameworks. Let’s draw a simplified parallel. Just imagine that you need to… Continue reading Plain PHP or Frameworks?

PHP

The Best PHP Framework

A good PHP framework should improve security, make websites easier to upgrade and should also dramatically reduce the time it takes you to build websites and web applications. The question that now quite a number of developers and beginners ask is : “What is the best PHP framework?” I`ve asked this question (what is the… Continue reading The Best PHP Framework