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Saying Farewell to PHP Fog

Creating PHP Fog has been an amazing experience for me and it could not have happened without all of the developers who have been using it––thank you for your business and for your support. With your help, we’ve built an amazing PaaS for PHP developers. And along the way, we’ve applied what we’ve learned to Read more…

New AppFog Twitter Accounts

Here at AppFog, we’ve been working hard to build out our support team while continuing to deliver the support you’ve come to expect from us. And so we decided that it’d be best to expand the number of two-way communication channels between our support team and the developers that use AppFog. Beginning today, in addition to our Read more…

Using Symfony2 on PHP Fog Right Now

This is another post in our series of guest posts about using PHP Fog. The original post by @developly is reprinted here with permission. PHP Fog is a new PHP PaaS service. It’s dazzling. It takes the weight of deploying applications to the cloud off your shoulders and allows you to focus on writing code. Read more…

Developer Profile: Zachary Queal

This is the first in a series of interview style profiles we will be doing to showcase the developers using PHP Fog and AppFog. So, tell me a little about yourself. Where are you from, how did you get into being a developer, and what are you doing for a living these days? Well my Read more…

Share Your Code, Get Some Cash: Introducing Our Jumpstarts Program

For those who many not have heard, Jumpstarts are pre-configured packages for popular web frameworks and applications, from WordPress to Zend, designed to work for developers out of the box. When using PHP Fog, you simply select the jumpstart you’d like to use and just a few clicks away you’ll find the code available to Read more…

Get $29 account credit by just deploying a new App!

For 72 hours we want to make it easier for you to try out our platform. If you deploy a new app to PHP Fog we’ll give you $29 in credit for your account. That’s right – you deploy your app to PHP Fog, you get $29. That is one FREE month of professional grade Read more…

Webinar Tomorrow: PHP Fog – PaaS Made Simple

Just a quick reminder: our CEO and Founder, Lucas Carlson, will be hosting a webinar tomorrow on PHP Fog: PaaS Made Simple. If you’ve been telling your friends about PHP Fog, this webinar will be a great additional resource for them to learn about the platform. If you’ve been considering using PHP Fog, join us Read more…

Farewell to Git Submodules on PHP Fog

Sometimes, you have to let a good thing go. This time around, we’re letting go of something that encourages what we feel is sub-optimal application development. As of Friday, February 17th, we’ll be deprecating support for git submodules in deployed apps on PHP Fog. This means that PHP Fog will no longer sync or update Read more…

Psst… PHP Fog Webinar Tomorrow

Join our CEO and Founder, Lucas Carlson, for an overview of PHP Fog. Full details on tomorrow’s webinar on the AppFog blog. And since we have you here, why not take a moment to add the AppFog blog to your reader of choice?

But isn’t PHP Fog expensive compared to VPS?

PHP Fog is much more expensive compared to standard VPS, right? No. Great question! A VPS is an un-managed system that you need to coddle all the time. For smaller sites that do not need monitoring, that may be fine. For larger sites, as you grow from needing a single server to needing separate load Read more…

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