Avanquest Introduced Recommendations on Types of Software to Open MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS Files

(PRWEB) March 04, 2013

File extension MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS are associated with a variety of different file types one of which is a web file. Considering the fact that many web file types are viewable from the server side but the contents are never seen by the end user and instead are viewed using a web browser, Avanquest recently published the recommendations on the main types of software to open MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS files.

File extension MAP is a web file type which contains text on the server side which provides links to other locations on the web. When the user clicks on a website image, the text on the server defines the location and the page where the user lands after clicking.

File extension PHP contains source code which helps to create interactive elements on a website such as online forms and access information which is stored in a database. The source code uses a PHP engine which is located on a web server. Once the source code is processed on the server it is sent to the users web browser when they access a web page. The end user never sees the source code and instead sees the end result via a web browser.

File extension PRO is a web file type which is designed for use with mobile devices. PRO files are generated by Adobe Proto touch app which creates multiple page layouts and interactive elements which can be viewed using a variety of different web browsing applications.

File extension RSS works with online syndications which are used with an RSS feed. RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication and is a code and script file type that contains coding and scripts in XML (Extensible Markup Language) format. XML format is used to create feed readers for RSS news feeds on the web. RSS is a standard which is used for sharing news and other content on a website via a subscription process.

File Extension MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS Software

The contents of web file types are most commonly viewed using software applications which created the file or are at least compatible with the file. Developer software applications can view the contents of a web file type on the server side of things. Users browsing the web commonly view the end result of the file contents by using a web browser. That said here are some of the software applications which can assist with opening file extension MAP, PHP, PRO, or RSS.

Any Web Browser: File extension MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS can be viewed using any web browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, and others. The contents of each file extension cannot be viewed using this method however; the end result such as interactivity is experienced by the end user using any web browser installed on any operating system such as Windows, Mac OS X, iOS, Linux, and UNIX.

Any Text Editor: File extension MAP and file extension PHP are in plain text format which means they can be opened using any text editing application. Windows users can open these file extensions using WordPad, Notepad, or TextPad. For Mac OS X, file extension MAP and PHP can be opened using Apple TextEdit, MacroMates TextMate, or MacVim. For the Linux operating system, AbiWord, gEdit, GNU Emacs, Nano Editor, or Vim can be used to open file extension MAP and file extension PHP.

Apache Web Server: File extension PHP can be opened using Apache Web Server which is an open source web server capable of providing interactive web services for website owners. Apache Web Server is a project by the Apache Software Foundation and is available on the Apace.org website. Apache Web Server is designed to be used with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.

Dreamweaver CS6: Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is part of the Adobe CS6 Creative Suite of applications. The application provides a comprehensive set of tools and functions for creating dynamic web page elements and will open file extension PHP. Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 is available in a trial version on the Adobe website and is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.

Adobe Proto: File extension PRO can be opened using Adobe Proto which is a Touch App designed for use with iOS and Android. Adobe Proto provides a set of tools for accomplishing creative tasks on the iPhone, iPad, or Android devices and is available for download on the Adobe website.

BottomFeeder: File extension RSS can be opened using Cincom Smalltalk BottomFeeder which is a news aggregator client that is capable of handling news feed subscriptions. BottomFeeder 4.6 is available on the Cincom Smalltalk website and is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.

Eclipse PHP Development: File extension PHP can be opened using Eclipse PHP Development Tools which is an open source developer application used to create interactive web applications. Eclipse PHP Development Tools are produced by the Eclipse Foundation and are available as an unpaid download on the Eclipse.org website. Eclipse PHP is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X, and the Linux operating system.

These are a few of the software applications recommended by Avanquest to open file extension MAP, PHP, PRO, and RSS. Further research on the topic will reveal additional applications which will open these file extensions as well.

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