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DooPHP: Lightweight PHP Framework, Powerful Tool

Just because a PHP framework is lightweight it doesn't mean it lacks power. Take the DooPHP framework. Short for Do OOP in PHP, DooPHP...

End Ambiguous Dependencies Errors with CDI Qualifiers

Java EE 6 introduced Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) largely to facilitate typesafe dependency injection. In particular, CDI qualifiers -- Java annotations that are...

Get Ready for Java 7 with the Free JDK 7 Reference Card

Oracle submitted the release content for both Java SE 7 and 8 to the JCP at the end of last year. The JDK 7...

FPDF: PDF Creation and Manipulation in PHP

PHP has supported PDF document manipulation for at least a decade, which many PHP developers implement for commercial purposes via the PDFlib library, a...

Java EE 6 Deployment Flexibility with CDI and the @Alternative Annotation

CDI (Contexts and Dependency Injection) is an integral part Java EE 6. This powerful facility enables you to develop Java EE components with well-defined...

Using Maven to Build a NetBeans 6.9 CRUD Application

NetBeans 6.9 provides new support for Maven, including capabilities for building Maven Web applications, Maven enterprise applications, Maven EJB modules and so on. In...

NASA ‘Middleware for Metadata’ Becomes Top-level Apache Project

In 1998, NASA launched a project called Object-Oriented Data Technology (OODT) to create a framework for data sharing. Some 12 years later, OODT has...

PHP Command Line Scripting: Run Scripts from the Shell

Did you know you can run PHP scripts from the command line using its command line interpreter (CLI) -- using your existing PHP language...

The New Features in PHP 5 Constructors and Destructors

Constructors and destructors are among the most important functions in any type of object-orientated class. In PHP, the new OOP features in PHP 5...

The Lofty, Vendor-agnostic Goals of the Simple Cloud API

Cloud vendors including IBM, Microsoft and Rackspace got together last year to create a single API that would work with cloud services from multiple...

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