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"The speed of development is the quickest for any tool on the market."

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"It offers good support for various types of classes, along with many open source libraries that we can readily utilize in our application development process. This gives us a lot of options when it comes to custom development solutions, without having to worry about licensing or other programming-related issues."

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"The user interface could be improved to be more friendly for developers."

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"In terms of improvement, it doesn't support concurrent processing. When we want to process anything on a concurrent basis, we have to divide it into a number of things, like a queue, or we have to run it using Cron jobs. We would like to have the capability to run any thread or process in parallel."

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"The cost for developers is high because you have to pay for licenses as well as runtime."

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"The Zend PHP engine is open source technology, so there's no need for us to worry about licensing or other costs."

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Top Answer: It offers good support for various types of classes, along with many open source libraries that we can readily utilize in our application development process. This gives us a lot of options when it… more »
Top Answer: Zend PHP Engine is open source technology, so there's no need for us to worry about licensing or other costs. The only costs involved are indirect, i.e. what we have to pay for server hosting and… more »
Top Answer: In terms of improvement, it doesn't support concurrent processing. When we want to process anything on a concurrent basis, we have to divide it into a number of things, like a queue, or we have to run… more »
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Overview
Magic&nbspxpa Application Platform is a code-free, visual development and deployment environment for the quick creation of enterprise-grade mobile, web and desktop apps. Magic&nbspxpa lets you leverage the same business logic to develop once and deploy across platforms. You can create a portfolio of high performance business apps with a single skill set and minimal resources. By allowing you to develop, maintain and update apps quickly and cost-effectively, Magic supports your digital transformation and enterprise mobility strategies, making it easy for you to give your business a competitive edge.
Zend Engine is a highly optimized execution engine. It allows modules such as debuggers, performance boosters and custom loaders to dynamically extend PHP for a broader range of functionality. Whenever you're using any plug-in module today, you're doing so thanks to the extensibility support of the Zend Engine. In addition, the Zend Engine provides memory and resource management, and other standard services for the PHP language.
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ADD, Cape plc, Adecco, Kuno Kinzoku Industry Co., GE Capital, Dove Tree, CBS Outdoor, Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, Allstate Life Insurance Company, Titan Software Systems
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Magic xpa Application Platform is ranked 15th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review while Zend PHP Engine is ranked 13th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review. Magic xpa Application Platform is rated 8.0, while Zend PHP Engine is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Magic xpa Application Platform writes "Mature solution that can be used on any platform and most databases are supported by it automatically". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zend PHP Engine writes "Offers an easy way to develop both big and small Web-ready applications at low to zero cost". Magic xpa Application Platform is most compared with Microsoft .NET Framework, OutSystems, Apache Web Server, Microsoft Azure App Service and Xamarin Platform, whereas Zend PHP Engine is most compared with Apache Web Server, WebLogic Suite, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, NGINX Plus and Microsoft .NET Framework.

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