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Is PHP mainstream?

History of PHP

PHP stands for Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP is a server-side scripting language. The invention of PHP started sometime back in 1994 and was started by Rasmus Lerdorf. In 1997, Zeev Suraski and Andi Gutmans rewrote the parser from scratch to create PHP version 3.

PHP is essentially a server-side programming language designed for web development. It is also used as a general purpose programming language.

Since every programming language comes with its own goods and bad, we have categorised the PHP story based on ‘Why PHP’ and ‘Why Not PHP’.

All said, the disadvantages of PHP […]

Important Aspects of Efficient Project Management

As we all know, the right mix of planning, monitoring and controlling can go a long way towards completing projects in the desired time and budget with predicted business outcomes.

But for a winning result, for team managers and leaders, there are some ABCs to be followed to achieve the consistency in the project.

Among them, we have identified a few very important aspects that outline the major differentiator on how your project would finish with some degree of success.

Closing the loop – Of all the best practices in project management, closing the loop is slowly […]

e-Zest will help spread the Digital India movement

It was exciting to hear Narendra Modi’s thoughts on the Digital India initiative. His thoughts on technology playing a leading role in realizing the dream of minimum government, maximum governance resonated with me greatly. I have always thought technology can do greater things than what it is designed for. We saw glimpses of it during the Egyptian revolution and the Haiti crisis among others, but the launch of this movement has pegged the future of India as digital. And Digital India is the right way ahead.

The announcement regarding The Centre of Excellence (CoE) for […]

Tech stories making the rounds – Week 27, 2015

Cloud will become a $127 Billion market by 2018

Cloud is basically composed of many servers, some pieces of networking hardware and software which is connected to the internet. Cloud computing helps businesses in saving, collecting and organizing data, and it is a more powerful arrangement than privately owned computers. The cloud computing market is seeing a 22.8% CAGR and is expected to touch a staggering $127.5 billion by 2018. Currently, the market leaders Dropbox are valued at around $15 billion.

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Can Big Data help farmers fight climate change?

According to a study in Australia, […]

“Should we go for MEAP or wait for the right time?”

Enterprises thinking on these lines, I must say, are already late in the game and would be losing the stupendous benefits that mobile revolution has to offer. Your employees, customers, business partner, vendors are all using smartphone and you need to make the most of these available resources.

Mobile usage is quickly surpassing PC usage for critical functions Enterprises understand that very well. To have an edge, enterprises need to take proactive steps to become a part of this change.

Yes, porting your key business functions for mobile users or developing mobile focused solutions will not […]