Mike Pavlak is a solution engineer at Perforce.
November 1, 2021 Mike Pavlak
In 2005, PHP ushered in the era of TRUE open source development on IBM i with version 5.3 of the language, thanks to the dedicated efforts of Zend and IBM Rochester. PHP had just gone through a major evolution and was taking the world by storm in the middle of the Version 5 phenomena.
Many IBM i developers were rapidly wrapping their heads around this wildly popular scripting technology with code stored in IFS files and Db2 data popping up on pages running directly on IBM i. Nearly every website on the web that was not HTML had some flavor …Read more