PHP-Hum

PHP-Hum (hummingbird) is a set of PHP extensions that allows PHP programmers to build native Windows applications. It wraps Windows APIS in a lightweight manner making all easy-to-use, so that program creation is simple, quick and fun.

Features
  • No compiling and linking steps necessary: just code and run.
  • Access to the vast range of existing PHP functions and extensions.
  • A small set of functions encapsulates many complex aspects of the Windows API .
  • Provides 100% native Windows classes and controls.
  • Interfaces directly to the Window API. This means fast execution, no extra libraries and no installation required.
  • Supports both procedural and object-oriented programming models.
  • High performance, compares favorably to most scripting languages.
  • Produces standalone applications that can be easily installed and removed with no reboot.
  • Small footprint.
  • A database-independent framework allows easy coding (no SQL knowledge is necessary) .
  • No database server required if using SQLite.
  • Does not need to use to the Windows registry, but may use it if necessary.