Facebook re-write takes PHP to an enterprise past Remember C++? They do

Posted by jecker on Feb 3, 2010 8:35 AM EDT
The Register; By Gavin Clarke in San Francisco
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Facebook's re-written PHP to transform the dynamic language for fast performance on web-scale server farms without adding additional hardware. The site's engineers have announced HipHop, which turns the popular and dynamic PHP code into highly optimized but static C++ and then compiles it using the GNU C++ compiler, g++. The change has been released to the community under the PHP license, and you can read more here.

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