Welcoming 2021 with Preview5 and WordPress 5.6

Posted on January 13, 2021, in category Information, tags: , , , , ,

To kick off the new year, the compiler and all corresponding libraries were updated, together with the latest build of WordPress 5.6 on .NET. Let’s take a look at how this moves the PHP 8 compatibility along, and what improvements and fixes we’ve made in the latest update.

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What’s new in PeachPie preview4

Posted on December 8, 2020, in category Information, News, tags: , , , ,

We are polishing up the project while continuously testing bigger and bigger applications. With the recent updates and fixes, we’ve been able to run popular components like Guzzle, Twig, HTMLPurifier, RandomLib, PHPUnit, DOMPdf, and more.

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PHP unit testing on .NET, naturally

Posted on November 19, 2020, in category Information, Tutorial, tags: , , , ,

Testing is an essential part of software development. On .NET, we are used to the certain comfort and simplicity of managing our tests, running them, debugging them, collecting reports, profiling, and keeping track of the code coverage, within a single click. Does this work with PHP on .NET as well?

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Targeting a library for both PHP and .NET

Posted on November 14, 2020, in category Information, Tutorial, tags: , , , ,

There is a massive amount of libraries and frameworks written in PHP, providing useful functionalities, some even commercially. You may have come across libraries, such as PDF generators, the Twig templating engine, random data generators, etc. Let’s take a look at how to develop the library for both PHP and .NET, so that C# developers […]

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What’s New in PeachPie 0.9.990

Posted on June 21, 2020, in category Announcement, Information, News, tags: , , , ,

For the end of June, we prepared some final cleanups and fixes, improved APIs, and also a bunch of new features. The compiler now handles the majority of publicly available opensource code with no or very few modifications. Also, there are some PHP 8 features available if you’re keen to try them in your code.

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Diagnosing the Internet

Posted on June 13, 2020, in category Information, Security, tags: , , , , ,

A major role of a compiler is the code analysis it performs before turning a programming language into machine code. During this process, a variety of diagnostics are performed, which provides valuable insights into the code that’s being compiled. Let’s take a look at what we’ve found when compiling the PHP world.

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Autoloading redefined and composer.json

Posted on May 31, 2020, in category Information, tags: , , , ,

Autoloading is an essential part of PHP applications, required due to the nature of PHP itself. The common standard defined by the “composer dependency manager” is used across the majority of frameworks and components, and as explained on the documentation page, autoloading can eat up as much as 100ms of request time. Let’s have a […]

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PeachPie Update – May

Posted on May 16, 2020, in category Information, News, tags: , , , , , , , ,

We stepped on the gas lately and implemented hundreds of little changes and features in the PeachPie platform gearing up for its 1.0 release. What’s new?

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How’s WordPress even running on .NET?

Posted on May 2, 2020, in category Information, tags: , , ,

You may have come across the fact that we managed to run WordPress on .NET. In this article, we take a look at what’s under the hood and we’ll examine some of the obstacles and the technical solution behind this project.

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Debugging PHP eval() in Visual Studio

Posted on March 4, 2020, in category Information, Tutorial, tags: , , , , , ,

Evil eval() is back for a third edition – this time we’ll take a look at it from a more user-friendly perspective: debugging in Visual Studio.

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