News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Community News:
Has Smarty's Time Come?
January 11, 2008 @ 12:53:00

As Paul Jones mentions, there's a sort of force in the PHP community that seems to be pushing back at the Smarty templating system and calling it unnecessary.

He points out Hasin Hayder's post on the subject. Hasin (ironically author of a Smarty book) has recently come to the conclusion that there "is no need to use an external template engine like smarty".

Some nice guys over there developed smarty and it saved life of a lot of developers (i mean developers). But that time is over. Seriously why the hell I need to learn a new templating language when a "echo" does the thing much better.

Judging by the responses to both Hasin's post and Paul's post it seems like quite a bit of the PHP community agrees (including Michael Kimsal, Harry Fuecks and Brian Lozier).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
smarty templating framework obsolete language smarty templating framework obsolete language


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Greg Freeman: Your PHP Framework Choice doesn’t Matter

NetTuts.com: How to Upload Files with CodeIgniter and AJAX

Chris Shiflett\'s Blog: Zend Framework Webcast

NetTuts.com: Advanced CodeIgniter Profiling With XHProf

Vinu Thomas' Blog: Project Jaws


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


series language framework introduction symfony2 laravel configure php7 application install opinion library podcast community api conference interview performance example release

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework