Can PHP be used for building desktop applications?
Building desktop applications with PHP language is not the usual way of creating such applications as is with C, C++, Java, C#, Python or others but yes it can be done as well. Building desktop applications with PHP is useful for having also server side part of the application covered with PHP also.
- Phalanger - Phalanger is an open-source PHP implementation introducing the PHP language into the family of compiled .NET languages.
- PHP GTK - Extension for PHP language that implements language bindings for GTK+ and simplifies writing client-side cross-platform GUI applications.
- wxPHP - wxWidgets for PHP, binding/wrapper for the cross-platform library wxWidgets, which gives you the ability to develop desktop applications using PHP.
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