Business Computer Design International Inc. (BCD) has announced the availability of a beta version of WebSmart PHP, which helps IBM System i developers to create PHP applications to run on i5/OS or other platforms such as Windows, Linux and Unix.
You can check out the details at the WebSmart PHP site, but basically BCD is making the software available to anyone who wants to evaluate it for 30 days.
BCD made the initial WebSmart PHP announcement at the COMMON conference this spring. The software includes more than 50 templates to help guide developers into creating the PHP application they need, and can support DB2 and MySQL databases. Licenses will start at $4,250 for two developer seats with additional seats costing $1,950; an unlimited site license for a single System i will also be available for $13,500.