PHP Extension development - dark magic in C

Travis Stockwell (08.Jun.2018 at 10:30, 50 min)
Talk at OpenWest Conference 2018 (English - US)

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Have an old mission-critical C library critical to your business? Maybe you want to make it accessible to a newer crop of developers? Perhaps you simply want to avoid a total re-write into a higher level language?

Maybe you just want your code to be blisteringly fast, and take advantage of the C-level features of the PHP engine.

I'll show you how to make those C functions accessible to your PHP developers, and how you can save time and money by doing so.

This lecture will show you how to start a new PHP extension, start strapping in your C library, and gradually add test cases to keep you sane. You'll see mostly C-code, with very brief glimpses of how it translates to be usable in PHP. [150]

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