Make PHP apps fast, faster, fastest, Part 1, Boost performance, throughput with opcode cache software
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: February 20, 2007
PHP is a scripting language most often used to create Web applications. It's easy to learn and produces visible results quickly. However, because PHP is interpreted, PHP code is parsed and translated to opcodes every time it executes. An opcode cache eliminates that rework, making PHP applications faster.
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