Peachpie Compiler – Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on April 6, 2016, in category Information, tags: , , , , , , ,

We have received a number of questions across multiple channels so far, and we felt that it would perhaps be beneficial to compile a list of some of the most frequently asked questions along with their answers.

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Peachpie’s Debut: Running PHP in .NET

Posted on March 29, 2016, in category Announcement, Benchmark, Tutorial, tags: , , , , ,

Last week we taught Peachpie to compute simple arithmetic operations and demonstrated this ability on the Leibniz formula for Pi. We published a first microbenchmark, where we compared how quickly the irrational number was calculated with Peachpie compared to PHP 5.6 and 7, as well as with Phalanger. The results for this particular benchmark were […]

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Computing Pi with Peachpie

Posted on March 22, 2016, in category Benchmark, tags: , , , , , , , , ,

We have been working hard to produce something tangible and/or executable to demonstrate some of the usecases, features, and benefits of Peachpie. In honor of Pi Day last week, it seemed like a good idea to produce the first demo of the PHP compiler to .NET by allowing it to compute Pi.

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Introducing Peachpie – the PHP compiler for .NET Part II

Posted on March 16, 2016, in category Announcement, Benchmark, tags: , , , , , , , ,

In the first part of the introductory article, we covered the origins of Peachpie. We mentioned the primary motivations behind the creation of a PHP compiler, which led to the development of Phalanger, the predecessor of Peachpie.The last post finished by pointing out the nuances and benefits of Microsoft’s Roslyn compiler, which paved the way for Peachpie. In […]

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Introducing Peachpie – the PHP Compiler for .NET Part I

Posted on March 12, 2016, in category Information, tags: , , , , , ,

In our last blog post we discussed some of the advantages and shortcomings of PHP and the .NET framework, and pointed out why the two should not be compared with each other. Today, we are introducing a tool that can bridge the gap between these two frameworks, enable the developer to produce code in PHP […]

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PHP and .NET – A Tale of Apples and Oranges

Posted on March 6, 2016, in category Information, tags: , , , , , ,

A quick Google search for the phrase PHP versus .NET reveals that these two heavyweights of the programming world have been the subject of comparison since their very inception. However, is it really possible to compare them, or better yet – is it even necessary?

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