PHP is a popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development. Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world. PHP was first developed in 1995, and thanks to a very active community has grown to become the cornerstone language of the net with approximately 83% market share as of April 2018.
Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics. Its high-level built in data structures, combined with dynamic typing and dynamic binding, make it very attractive for Rapid Application Development, as well as for use as a scripting or glue language to connect existing components together.
Frameworks & CMSs
Yii is a high-performance modern PHP framework best for developing both web applications and APIs.
Being extremely performance optimized, Yii is a perfect choice for any sized project. However, it has been built with sophisticated, enterprise applications in mind. You have full control over the configuration from head-to-toe (presentation-to-persistence) to conform to your enterprise development guidelines. It comes packaged with tools to help test and debug your application, and has clear and comprehensive documentation.
Symfony is an Open Source PHP framework for developing web applications. It was originally conceived by the interactive agency SensioLabs for the development of web sites for its own customers. Symfony was published in 2005 under MIT Open Source license and today it is among the leading frameworks available for PHP development.
Thousands of web sites and applications rely on the Symfony framework and the Symfony components as the foundation of their web services. And most of the leading PHP projects, such as Drupal, phpBB, Laravel and eZ Publish use Symfony components to build their applications.
CakePHP makes building web applications simpler, faster, while requiring less code. A modern PHP 7 framework offering a flexible database access layer and a powerful scaffolding system that makes building both small and complex systems simpler, easier and, of course, tastier. Build fast, grow solid with CakePHP.
WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.
Trusted by the Best. 28% of the web uses WordPress, from hobby blogs to the biggest news sites online.
MySQL is the world's most popular Open Source SQL database management system.
Many of the largest and fastest-growing organisations including Facebook, Google, Adobe, Alcatel Lucent and Zappos rely on MySQL to save time and money powering their high-volume Web sites, business-critical systems and packaged software.
MongoDB is a document database with the scalability and flexibility that you want with the querying and indexing that you need.
NGINX is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. NGINX is known for its high performance, stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.
The Apache HTTP Server Project is an effort to develop and maintain an open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows. The goal of this project is to provide a secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards.
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. The AWS Cloud provides a broad set of infrastructure services, such as computing power, storage options, networking and databases.
TinyMCE is the world's #1 web-based HTML WYSIWYG editor control.
Used on more than 100 million websites and with upward of 70% market share.
TinyMCE is the first and only choice for your next project.
TinyMCE enables you to convert HTML textarea fields or other HTML elements to editor instances.
The Hypertext Mark-up Language (or HTML) is the language used to create documents for the World Wide Web. As the name implies it is a mark-up language - the original text is edited and new (text) codes are added to indicate how (and where) the text should appear.
CSS is a style language that defines layout of HTML documents. For example, CSS covers fonts, colours, margins, lines, height, width, background images, advanced positions and many other things.
Electric Frontier Foundation
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, grassroots activism, and technology development.
Launched in 2010, the Stack Exchange network consists of 133 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers. Since then, the Stack Exchange network has grown into a top 50 online destination with Stack Overflow alone serving more than 50 million developers every month.
Ubuntu is a Linux-based open source software operating system that runs from the desktop, to the cloud, to all your internet connected things. It is used by 50 million people worldwide every day as well as being used as a server by millions of businesses.
Open Source Initiative
The Open Source Initiative (OSI) is a non-profit corporation with global scope formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source and to build bridges among different constituencies in the open source community.
Open source enables a development method for software that harnesses the power of distributed peer review and transparency of process. The promise of open source is higher quality, better reliability, greater flexibility, lower cost, and an end to predatory vendor lock-in.
Fight For The Future
Fight for the Future is dedicated to protecting and expanding the Internet’s transformative power in our lives by creating civic campaigns that are engaging for millions of people. Alongside internet users everywhere we beat back attempts to limit our basic rights and freedoms, and empower people to demand technology (and policy) that serves their interests. Activating the internet for the public good can only lead to a more vibrant and awesome world.