The whole of WordPress compiled to .NET Core and a NuGet Package with PeachPie Why? Because it’s awesome. Sometimes a project comes along that is impossibly ambitious and it works. I’ve blogged a little about Peachpie, the open source PHP compiler that runs PHP under .NET Core. It’s a project hosted at www.peachpie.io.
But…why? Here’s why:
Performance: compiled code is fast and also optimized by the .NET Just-in-Time Compiler for your actual system. Additionally, the .NET performance profiler may be used to resolve bottlenecks. C# Extensibility: plugin functionality can be implemented in a separate C# project and/or PHP plugins may use .NET libraries.