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April 2011

Getting started with Zend Studio for Eclipse: What can we do with Code Editor

In my last blog on Zend Studio for Eclipse, We looked at Views and Perspectives and what they were (a perspective is a collection of views); this time we are going to look more closely at a particular view, that of the code editor and what we can do with it. As you can see in the included screen shot of the code editor there are a lot of things to be aware of. First, notice the code itself.

Why Choose PHP For Enterprise Web Development ?

PHP is an open source, server-side scripting language for building dynamic web applications. According to W3techs April 2011 report, PHP is used by 76.2% of all the websites whose server-side programming language is known. Today, PHP is the most popular dynamic language in use on the web, leaving behind ASP.NET and Java that have just 22.7% and 3.8% usage respectively as server side scripting language.*

Getting started with Zend Studio for Eclipse: What can we do with views and perspectives

In my last blog on Zend Studio for Eclipse, I introduced you to the concept of Views and what they were in basic terms. We also looked at Workspaces and talked about the general appearance of the IDE. This time around, we will look more closely at what we can do with these views and perspectives.

Getting started with Zend Studio for Eclipse: Views, Perspectives, and Workspaces


I am Peter MacIntyre and beginning with this post, I will start my series on Zend Studio at the OSSCube blog. Since, this is the first post, I will start with a rather straight forward topic; that of getting underway with setting up the programming environment in Zend Studio for Eclipse - the next generation in the Zend Studio IDE family. We will not cover the installation procedure as that is fairly easy on each platform.  We will just take a look at the environment after a fresh install.

Team Development Concepts with Zend Studio for Eclipse Webinar Resources Released

We have now released the resources from the Team Development Concepts with Zend Studio for Eclipse Webinar hosted by Peter MacIntyre on Monday, March 7th, 2011.

SugarCon 2011 will be the hub for CRM users and customers in San Francisco on April 4-6

SugarCRM, the world's leading provider of open source customer relationship management (CRM) software, is hosting Sugarcon 2011 on April 4-6, 2011 at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California. This fifth annual user and customer conference is organized to bring together CRM users, developers, partners and experts from all over the world, where different eminent speakers will breakout sessions on diverse agenda.

Low Operational Costs, High Operational Competitiveness with the new H-1B Visa system says Lavanya Rastogi, Hindu Business Line

Earlier this month, the US Government proposed a new e-registration system for those seeking H-1B visas. Lavanya Rastogi, President (OSSCube Solutions), gave his views to The Hindu Business Line on this new proposed e-registration system for companies applying for H-1B visas. Excerpts:

    client testimonials

    We’ve reduced our costs by 60% and were able to improve our data quality by moving from to SugarCRM.
    Our service provider, OSSCube exceeded our expectations! Delivery was very fast and they were extremely responsive to any issues uncovered during UAT. We're looking forward to reaping the benefits of SugarCRM long into the future.

    Phillip Getto, CTO
    Orametrix, US

    Thank you all. I am very fortunate to be working with such a skilled, dedicated and gracious team. I only wish I could be there in person to express my gratitude.

    Client Representative
    Building and Construction Network, US

    The requests that OSSCube has been working on are making our jobs better so I wanted to pass the kudos along to your team!

    Project Leader of Web and Data Services
    CU Solutions Group, US

    We wanted to express our appreciation for the work your team performed on the SmartStart application. The team was always professional, following up consistently and appropriately, and followed through on every deliverable in a detailed manner. And we appreciate the professional workforce you are building at OSSCube.

    Ben and Sue, Client Representatives
    SmartStart application, US

    Well done for the successful BSS migration! I'm really conscious that there has been a huge amount of work that has gone into planning and managing this event, and it's a credit to everyone involved that it has gone as smoothly as it has done. It's been particularly encouraging to see the level of dedication and the feeling of working as 'one team' which has ensured that issues have been cleared down in a speedy fashion.

    Client Representative
    Virgin Media, US