Extending its support for scripting and dynamic languages Microsoft is hosting a project on its CodePlex site to deliver a PHP language compiler for the .Net Framework.
Known as Phalanger the project reached Version . Beta on July .
The primary goal of the project released under Microsoft Shared Source Permissive License is to enable full functionality of existing PHP scripts on .Net without any modification Microsoft said.
Unlike the original PHP interpreter Phalanger compiles scripts into MSIL (Microsoft Intermediate Language).