Smarty is one of the oldest template engines for the PHP development language. If you are programming in PHP, likely you have worked with it. A third version of this template was released in 2010. Smarty 3 was written from scratch with the active use of PHP5. At the same time Smarty got an updated syntax and modern features including inheritance, sandbox (computer security) and etc.
Twig is a modern template engine from developers of the Symfony. The authors have positioned it as the fast and functional template. It looks like Smarty 3 a lot in terms of features. Twig features a slightly different syntax, as well as the stated performance. Let us verify it!
We purposely is going to use quite complex templates during testing that the processing time would be noticeable. Actually, we will evaluate this time, so we will prepare the relevant scripts.
Code for Smarty turned out very simple:
$data = json_decode(file_get_contents('data.json'), true);
$smarty = new Smarty();
$smarty->compile_check = false;
$start = microtime(true);
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Experience, it is very difficult. Now there are many websites that are devoted to these issues, unfortunately, there is no solution that is suitable for all cases. We still need to find solutions ourselves, which are suitable for our requirements. Just as I do.
Several years ago, my boss came to me and said: “We have a new project for you, namely to transfer a website, which already has 1 million visitors per a month. You need to move this website and make sure that traffic could grow in the future without any problems”. I was already an experienced programmer, but I did not have any experience in the field of scalability. I had to learn scalability in the hard way.
The full list of changes and enhancements was released for NetBeans 7.1 beta.
We will focus on the most important changes that are related to PHP and the web development.
There are supported and highlighted a new syntax, new elements and the pseudo-classes ...