PHP 5.4 compiler for .NET/Mono frameworks. Phalanger compiles legacy PHP code to MSIL while being fully compatible with PHP behavior.
Note: There is a new, modern PHP compiler to .NET entitled Peachpie, which is being developed at the moment. Please see here for the project repository and check out the latest benchmarks on the project’s website.
The following benchmarks were performed using Phalanger (March 2012).
-CPU: Core i7 2600K, 3.70 GHz, 16GB RAM
-Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit, IIS 7.5, .NET 4.0
-WordPress: 3.3.1, clean installation
-No output caching.
-Managed MySQL extension for Phalanger.
Tollowing tests are available in Phalanger’s source code repository. Benchmarks are performed on Core i7 2600K, 3.70 GHz, running as x86 or x64.