Will PHP 6 feature a JIT compiler? Lately in PHP podcast episode 30
Note: This article was originally published at Planet PHP on 10 December 2012.Will PHP 6 feature a JIT compiler? Lately in PHP podcast episode 30 By Manuel Lemos Now that Facebook made some progress with their PHP HipHop VM JIT compiler engine, some PHP core developers are considering having also a JIT compiler implementation of the official implementation based on LLVM, eventually in PHP 6.
That was one of the main topics discussed by Manuel Lemos and CAsar Rodas in the episode 30 of the Lately in PHP podcast.
They also commented on the first alpha release of PHP 5.5.0, proposals for having pure interfaces in the PHP core, the Facebook PHP JIT compiler enhancements, and the new system of levels and missions of the PHPClasses and JSClasses sites.
Listen the podcast, or watch the podcast video, or read the transcript to learn about these and interesting discussion of PHP matters.