Zend Brings Microsoft Into The PHP Fold

Tuesday Oct 9th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Though PHP is competitive with ASP.net, Microsoft makes PHP a first-class citizen on Windows.

[From internetnews.com]

PHP vendor Zend is set to kick off its annual ZendCon conference today with a number of announcements that will make the open source development language more attractive to Microsoft Windows platform users.

The improvement of PHP's performance on Windows is a result of a joint effort between Zend and Microsoft. "Both sides are making the investment to make sure that PHP is a first-class citizen on Windows," Zend co-founder Andi Gutmans told InternetNews.com. "ASP and PHP compete, but it is a win for both sides to make sure that interoperability is there."

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