Chapter 2. PHP


There is not a porting of LIXA to Microsoft Windows operating system; LIXA PHP extension is not suitable to operate in a Microsoft Windows environment as well as LIXA base technology.

Most of the PHP technology is platform independent, but this does not apply to LIXA PHP extension: it has been developed and tested using GNU/Linux operating system.

Extension type

LIXA PHP extension is a patch for Zend engine. The patch contains:

  • a PHP LIXA wrapper generated using SWIG

  • a set of changes to some PHP database drivers

  • all the build & deploy stuff needed to produce a Zend (LIXA patched) PHP engine