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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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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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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