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PHP for Applications

P4A (PHP For Applications) is a PHP5 RAD and object oriented PHP framework for building event-driven stateful web applications. It is based on Zend Framework and features tableless HTML, multiple databases, accesskey support, auto data type recognition, transparent AJAX, UTF-8, i18n/l10n.

P4A is empowered by Zend Framework, jQuery, jQuery UI and FCKEditor and is:

  • 100% PHP5
  • Compatible with PHP 5.2.x, Apache 1.3.x/2.0.x and Microsoft IIS 6.0 web servers on Linux/Unix/Windows operating systems
  • Completely object oriented and event based programming
  • Based on Zend Framework 1.5 (using Zend_Date, Zend_Db, Zend_Locale, Zend_Validate, Zend_Translate)
  • Stateful as a classical client application
  • Easy access to all major database engines (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLite) through Zend_DB, with automatic data input mask generation
  • Multiple database connections at the same time
  • Automatic database data type recognition and consequent functionalities for automatic formatting and normalizing (integers, decimals, floats, date and time formats, booleans) coherent with the national locale settings
  • Many user interface elements (Widgets) such as single line or multiple lines text fields with advanced rich WYSIWYG text editing support, checkboxes, single/multiple selection fields, tables, buttons, tree navigators, toolbars, fieldsets etc…
  • WYSIWYG advanced editor (FCKEditor) with file upload
  • Transparent AJAX support (forget about javascript programming, everything is AJAX based in P4A but you can completely disable ajax with a single line of code, redesign one or more or every widgets on the screen after every AJAX call only using PHP instructions)
  • methods calls chainability
  • 440 locales supported (numeric and date formats) thanks to the ZF implementation of the Unicode’s CLDR
  • More than 40 translations bundled
  • Completely UTF-8
  • Hyper customizable with color schemas, icons packs, additional CSS

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