HTML processing and scripting language primarily used as a server side scripting tool, but can be used for general programming tasks especially if you are willing to use a web page as your user interface.
- Latest OS/2 version: PHP v5.6.12 (2015-08-10)
- Versions 5.4.44 and 5.5.38 are also being kept up to date and were released on the same day as 5.6.12
Alternate version: PHP 4.3.10 for some older scripts that do not correctly work on the 5.x branch.
PHP based application frameworks
Foreign libraries with PHP bindings
- Cairo - 2D graphics library - Open source - Current
- LibcURL - Internet URL (WWW, FTP, etc) access - Open Source - Current
- Libxml2 - XML parser - Open source - Current
- Libxslt - XSLT parser - Open source - Current
- LZ4 - Compression library - Open source - Current
- Snappy - Compression lib. - Open Source - Current
- Exuberant ctags - Creates index files out of PHP source files - Open source - Current.
OS/2 text & programmers editors with PHP support
- Boxer - Contributed, requires a separate download.
- Enhanced Editor - Does not come with PHP support as standard, however a number of add on packages provide some PHP support
- EPMKWDS.PHP - Fairly modern PHP syntax highlighting file for EPM.
- FTE - Has support for syntax highlighting, code folding and syntax-aware autoindent. - Open source - Current
- jEdit - Java based editor - PHP syntax highlighting built in - Current
- phype - Run PHP scripts on ECMAScript, allows you to run PHP code in a browser - Open source - Current
- Uniter - Another "PHP scripts on ECMAScript" tool, very active development - Open source - Current
- PHP.js - Runs PHP scripts on ECMAScript, oldest and most mature of the three - Open source - Discontinued.
PHP Based programs and utilities
Licence and availability
- Open source software released under the PHP License v3.01 since version 4.0, PHP 3.x versions were dual-licensed under the PHP licence and the GPL v2. The supplied documentation is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported licence.
- Rasmus Lerdorf
- Php tutorials - From W3Schools.com