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DZone.com: WebMatrix: Why PHP Developers Should Pay Attention

Note: This article was originally published at PHPDeveloper on 13 May 2011.
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On the PHP on Windows section of the DZone.com there's a new post from Naveen Balani about the WebMatrix tool from Microsoft and why PHP developers should be taking notice of it.

Gone are the days when PHP developers had to turn away business because the clients used Windows Servers. If you are a PHP developer and have been looking for a cost-effective and easy way to begin developing web sites for clients on Windows, WebMatrix is your new best friend. With WebMatrix, Microsoft has created a new point of entry into the world of Windows web development. WebMatrix allows you to create web sites quickly and in your preferred web programming language. This article discusses what WebMatrix can do for you as a PHP developer.

They talk about installing WebMatrix, creating a sample website project, some sample code to drop inside and how to publish the application to your server. There's even a bit on using an existing application to build off of. Their example uses WordPress, the popular blogging application.