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.
Peachpie compiler itself is up to version 0.5.0 and so we wanted to focus on adding more functionality to our Visual Studio Code extension. This short article explains what is new in the Peachpie extension.
The Peachpie project is finally at a point where it can be used for real world purposes and applications. This article will show some more advanced interoperability options that are now available for you to try.
There are many obvious advantages of running compiled PHP on .NET, such as higher performance, using .NET libraries and services or being able to develop cross-platform applications. This article will try to introduce a more subtle benefit that may be harder to grasp, but is one of the most compelling ones: security.
There has already been a considerable progress in the Peachpie project in 2017, as many new functionalities were implemented. Therefore, we upped the version of Peachpie compiler to 0.4.0-Preview.