PHP application development with Prado
The Prado PHP development framework helps you quickly build web applications.
Google Docs and other online productivity tools reveal the potential for capturing the look and feel of a desktop application through the web programming model. Keeping the application on the server minimizes configuration and provides a more optimal use of system resources. But the Software as a Service model is not confined to huge and complicated applications on the servers of global giants like Google. Your software service also can be a custom web application running at the local level. Developers use languages like PHP to create small and efficient server-side programs that serve up results in a browser window. For efficient web application development, it makes sense to use the building blocks of a development framework. Several PHP frameworks are available for Linux users – some of which were discussed in the February 2008 “PHP Scripting” issue of Linux Magazine.
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