At Bridge Technologies we offer specialist PHP / MySQL web design and programming services devised to meet your specific requirements. Well-equipped to develop customized LAMP-based solutions, we help you take advantage of open source technologies to develop small websites to complex web applications, most effectively.
LAMP refers to the popular combination of open source software components – Linux Apache MySQL PHP/Perl/Python. The LAMP combination can be used to create dynamic web applications and websites. Given the individual components are free and open-source, it is certainly a low cost alternative solution to commercial packages.
Linux is one of the most popular open source Operating Systems available today. It includes the Apache HTTP Server, the GNOME and KDE desktop environments, and also utilities and libraries from the GNU Project. As a part of the LAMP stack, Linux is commonly used nowadays on everything from embedded devices, desktops, laptops and even supercomputers.
One of the most common open source RDBMS available today, MySQL is used by many major website such as Facebook™, YouTube™ and Google™ to store their back end data. As a part of the LAMP stack, it is very often combined with PHP and used on major blogging sites such as Word Press.
Originally created for processing reports, PERL has developed over the years to become one of the handiest languages for web, GUI and even system programming. PERL is based mostly on the C programming language.
Python is a powerful scripting language that is generally used for development in many web applications. As a part of the LAMP stack, it is widely used in the information security industry. One of Pythons key advantages is that it allows users to follow multiple styles of programming such as structural and object oriented. Some of its biggest users are YouTube™, Google™, Yahoo™ and it is even used in software packages such as Maya and GIMP.
PHP is currently the most common scripting language used for developing web pages. Its main advantages are that it is platform independent and can run on most web servers. Because of the ease with which it can be embedded with HTML, many developers prefer PHP for web development.
The PHP Advantage
- Makes collection and usage of data much more convenient
- Enables users to have an access to centralized data
- Facilitates the creation of light, feature rich web sites
- Helps create websites that can react to user input and change in response to it
- Executed exclusively by the server it requires nothing from the end-user such as pre-installed plug-ins