The .NET Effect – Microbenchmarking of Include

Posted on May 23, 2016, in category Benchmark, tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

We previously talked about the include/require functionality, which we recently managed to implement in Peachpie. Now we decided to put the compiler to the test and benchmark the include function against standard PHP and Phalanger.

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How Roslyn Empowers PHP and Peachpie

Posted on April 18, 2016, in category Benchmark, tags: , , , , , , ,

We have been busy adding more and more features to Peachpie and benchmarking them against standard versions of PHP, but we also think it is important to share our thoughts on Microsoft Roslyn, which made Peachpie possible.

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Microbenchmarking Method Calling: Peachpie crushes PHP by using Call Sites

Posted on April 13, 2016, in category Benchmark, tags: , , , , , , , ,

We have previously microbenchmarked the computation of Pi in PHP 5.6 and 7 versus Peachpie, as well as its predecessor Phalanger. With the progress we made in Peachpie, we are now able to measure how quickly it calls instance methods compared to regular PHP. This article summarizes the results of this benchmark.

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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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