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HipHop for PHP

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
305 Gravitek Labs

Presented by

Scott MacVicar (Scott MacVicar)

HipHop transforms PHP source code into highly optimized C++ and then compiles it using g++. It allows developers to continue writing complex logical directly with PHP but leverages the speed benefits of C++. HipHop is more than just a theoretical exercise and currently powers the majority of Facebook servers. This session will cover using HipHop and some of the code changes required to use it.

Experience: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert
Industry: education, entertainment, library, marketing, media, non-profit

Can Drupal run on HipHop yet? I know HipHop didn't support 'eval()' but when you talked at ConFoo I believe you said it was being worked on.