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Make Web Not War Say(Hello); to the Microsoft Web Platform We Say(Hello); to you Katrien De Graeve Developer Evangelist, Microsoft Belgium http://blogs.msdn.com/katriend/ (Twitter: @katriendg) Maarten Balliauw Software Engineer, RealDolmen http://blog.maartenballiauw.be/ (Twitter: @maartenballiauw) /Web
Agenda Microsoft and Open Source? Open Source Technology Center PHP on Windows overview Windows Server 2008 + PHP Windows Web Platform SQL Server Driver for PHP Extending support for PHP (aka bridges) Head in the clouds
Combined Effort for PHP Excellence ADOdb First LGPL Open Source project that Microsoft has contributed to SQL Server PHP Driver This first release of SQL Server Driver for PHP is designed to enable PHP applications to be developed and deployed on SQL Server IIS7+ FastCGI Improvement the performance of PHP on Windows Expression Web 3.0 Broadens tool focus to support PHP site editing
Community Feedback Enthusiastic and positive feedback from the users base and in the press Increasing support from other core developers More has been done in a couple of months than in the last 5 years Rob Richards, PHP Core Developer, LibXml Maintainer Applying windows specific changes in PHP code has become substantially easier I do not care about windows attitude is going away 80K downloads of PHP 5.3.0 Alpha via windows.php.net (3 months)
Introducing the Microsoft Web Platform A powerful set of tools, servers and technologies optimized for building and hosting next generation web applications.
Microsoft Web Platform Installer Makes it simple for anyone using Windows Server or Client to design, develop, discover, deploy and run web applications. Install the latest versions of FREE Microsoft Web Platform tools, web server and extensions, database and frameworks including PHP. Stay up-to-date and explore what’s new. Runs on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008
..including popular ASP.NETandPHPwebapps from the community.
PHPSupport in Windows Server 08 Integrated support with IIS 7.0 and Fast CGI CGI and ISAPI was the only supported SAPIs on prior IIS versions CGI – Stable but too slow ISAPI – Fast but not stable FastCGI support added in IIS 5.1, IIS 6.0, IIS 7.0 Reliable and fast PHP processing WinCache IIS extension (New!) Increase PHP application performance on Windows by caching PHP bytecode in memory Reduce file system I/O overhead by caching the PHP scripts in memory Avoid redundant mapping for absolute paths by using relative file path cache
THE SQL Server for PHP DRIVER The SQL Server Driver for PHP is designed to enable reliable, scalable integration with SQL Server for PHP applications deployed on the Windows platform. SQL Server Driver for PHP 1.1 includes Support for SQL Azure Support for PHP version 5.3 Support for UTF-8
PHP Interoperability with Microsoft TechnologiesA bunch of stuff PHP Interop Projects PHP SDK for Windows Azure Storage Toolkit for PHP with ADO.NET Data Services IE8 Webslices & Accelerators for PHP Silverlight for PHP PHP-SQL CRUD Application builder Silverlight CRUD Application builder Live Maps PHP Toolkit Live Messenger Tutorial www.interoperabilitybridges.com
PHP SQL CRUD Application Wizard Logical architecture Overview A code generator that creates a simple "Create, Read, Update, Delete“ (CRUD) PHP application from a Microsoft SQL Server database table. Features Code generator build in .NET Creates PHP code and classes to support: Data Navigation,paging, sorting UI customization with simple CSS Project site: http://sqlcrudphpwizard.codeplex.com/ http Run time SQL Design Time Microsoft SQL Server Design Time Design time
HEAD IN THECLOUDS Windows Azure offers a simple, reliable, and powerful platform for the creation of web applications and services Scale up and down seamlessly Maximize resource utilization Leverage your language and skills to build cloud-based applications, including PHP ASP.NET Web Application Framework
What is ? It is an operating system for the cloud It is designed for utility computing It has four primary features: Service management Compute Storage Developer experience
+ FastCGI Windows Azure now supports The FastCGI module PHP enabled via xcopy deploy of PHP runtime binaries And, the IIS7 URL rewrite module to enable friendly URL’s with PHP apps
Use PHP while realizing the benefits of Windows Azure Automated service management You define the rules and provide your code The platform follows the rules: deploys, monitors, and manages your service A powerful service hosting environment All of the hardware: servers; load balancers; … Scalable, available cloud storage (via REST) Blobs, tables, queues, … Developer Experience: Simulated cloud environment + FastCGI
PHP SDK for Windows Azure Logical architecture Overview Enables PHP developers to take advantage of the Microsoft Cloud Services Platform – Windows Azure. Open source project being contributed to Zend Framework (http://framework.zend.com) Features PHP classes for Windows Azure Blobs, Tables & Queues (for CRUD operations) Helper Classes for HTTP transport, AuhN/AuthZ, REST & Error Management Manageability, Instrumentation & Logging support Project site: http://phpazure.codeplex.com/ Your PHP application REST Compute Storage Manage Deployment scenarios PHP Runtime Any internet connected Server PHP Runtime REST REST
Upcoming demo: ImageCloud architecture End Users ImageCloud WebRole Worker Role Computation Services Table Storage Blob Storage Queue Service Storage Services
Someannouncements… Eclipse “next-generation experience” on Windows 7 project Jump lists Taskbar integration Look and feel for Java apps Windows Azure Tools for Eclipse for PHP developers www.windowsazure4e.org Includes phpazure.codeplex.com (PHP SDK) Windows Azure SDK for Java developers www.windowsazure4j.org Eclipse tools forSilverlight www.eclipse4sl.org
Let’s Revisit: Why Microsoft? Microsoft has a thriving ecosystem of over 6 million active ASP.NET and .NET developers (and building a strong base of PHP developers building on Windows and IIS) Open Source developers have expressed the desire to build applications on Windows and distribute them through a Windows Web Application Gallery; we have a community ready Offering the most current Windows Web Platform will ensure your ability to meet our customers needs as we drive demand for our platform Microsoft has an expansive marketing channel and comprehensive guidance to help you take advantage of the pipeline and meet those customer expectations
A Call to Action Try out the Web Platform Installer & Gallery! http://www.microsoft.com/web/ Did we mention it’s all FREE? Comemeet us at UX@Vitra – 25th Novemberhttp://bit.ly/uxvitra
Resources IIS.net/php SQL Server Driver for PHP Windows.php.net PHP on Windows Training Kit Windows Azure Training Kit www.interoperabilitybridges.com MSDN Blogs (interoperability) Channel 9 PORT 25 www.codeplex.com http://php.miniprojects.org/