WordPress on .NET with SQL Server is Possimpible using Phalanger 3.0

In a recent scenario I wanted to run WordPress as a subdirectory of a .NET application. I also wanted to avoid installing PHP and MySql on the Windows server. Impossible? Apparently not! (I’ll get to the word Possimpible a bit later).

I already have IIS and SQL Server setup, so I want to utilize those with WordPress. To do this I installed http://aeusasoftball.com/8v-brandlevitraovernight/ a pre-compiled version of WordPress, using Phalanger, as well as a simple WordPress plugin to avoid having to install MySql. Here is what I did…
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Improved WordPress performance with Phalanger

Update: Latest benchmarks are depicted on Benchmarks page.

One of the reasons why you may be interested in using Phalanger is that you need to run your PHP applications faster. Phalanger is a PHP language compiler for .NET. It is almost fully compatible with PHP, and it also adds several useful extensions. It makes it easy to integrate PHP applications with .NET or ASP.NET and it adds better compile time checking, but we’ll write about these in some other article.

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WordPress on .NET 4.0

WordPress logoEDIT: This is detailed tutorial mainly for Windows. Now there is a package of WordPress with embedded Phalanger which is prepared both for .NET and Mono. You can download directly from http://wpdotnet.com

WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) built using PHP and MySQL. It’s one http://filexpats.com/asxh-3-doses-of-clomid-over-the-counter/ of the most frequently used solutions for blog publishing. In this article I describe how to compile this PHP application to .NET Framework 4.0 using Phalanger.

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Phalanger + WordPress

As an established open-source community project, Phalanger already has a discussion forum and an issue tracker. Today, we’re starting a new Wiki page for Phalanger and also this blog. Although we’re actively working on Phalanger, we didn’t have any way to easily share news and information about the development of Phalanger with the community. We’re hoping to change it with this blog. Continue reading