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The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Zend has a problem. While there are five million PHP developers around the globe, only some small fraction of them pay Zend for its server and IDE tools for making PHP sites faster, better, and more debuggable.
“There’s a lot of pressure in companies to deliver mobile, cloud-enabled apps,” Gutmans says. “Half of teams are telling us that that they’ve missed dates because they cannot work together.”
“I believe web technologies will ultimately win within 3-5 years. The main barrier today is probably Apple.”
PHP developers are looking forward to exercising their new powers. Hopefully, for good.
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“The biggest changes in technology are how mobile and cloud are converging,” says Gutmans. “Our intention is to tackle both of those head-on for our users.”