You probably already know that you can work with Peachpie in Visual Studio Code with our official extension. But did you know that you can also use the full Visual Studio 2017 for your Peachpie projects? In this article, we will show how and what kinds of powerful features this will give you access to.
PHP is a language well known for its many dynamic features that are occasionally somewhat overused. Whether it is dynamic typing, type juggling or dynamic code evaluation, these features are very demanding on the underlying runtime. Another feature, the so called ‘eval’, is no less interesting. Let’s examine it further.
It took a while, but we have finally gotten Peachpie up to speed with the latest development over at Microsoft. Project.json is now history and MSBuild has taken over as the go-to build platform of Microsoft and Visual Studio. Besides this major change, we are also happy to announce that Peachpie finally supports .NET Core 1.1.