p4a framework

P4A, PHP for Applications, is an interesting PHP5 RAD and object oriented PHP framework to build event-driven stateful web applications. The framework is based on Zend Framework 1.5 and using jQuery, jQuery UI, and FCKEditor to provides developers with a complete RAD solution that features tableless HTML, multiple databases, accesskey support, auto data type recognition, transparent AJAX, UTF-8, i18n/l10n.


P4A PHP Framework

The project started since February 2003 and was finalist in the SourceForge 2006 Community Choice Awards. The project is 100% written in PHP5 and is 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. One of the most useful feature is its widget system which is like the visual components found on desktop development tool such as, Delphi, Visual C, Netbeans, etc. Many widgets are available including 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…

The framework includes a nice and clean graphical theme that you can easily customize with color schemes, icons packs, additional CSS. If you use, like or suggest P4A Framework be sure to mention it in our PHP Frameworks Trends (no longer available).

The framework is no longer maintained since 2011, released under LGPL 3.0 License. More information at https://github.com/fballiano/p4a