PHP Code to work On Mobiles & not Java

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Is there somebody who is working on making PHP code (not JAVA) run on all existing mobile/PDA based OS's including the upcoming Google's Eclipse based Android Open Source OS for their implementation of mobile technology of the forthcoming days?
ASKED: December 11, 2007  4:25 PM
UPDATED: May 4, 2011  3:41 PM

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Hi,

php is a server side technology and unless you intend to use your Mobile device as a server php is not an answer for you. Php pairs with Javascript on the client side.
Java is both server and client side and also works with javascript in the browser.

Java is not implemented on the Windows Mobile device.
A look at the PHP site shows no implementations for PHP on Windows Mobile.
Others do have Java implementations but I have not found any with a PHP implementaion. This should not stop anyone from implementing a php for a mobile device but the memory and speed requirements for interpreted languages such as these make implementing it on these platforms impractical.
The best way to implemet for these platforms remains web applications that are run from servers and using a good web browser like minimo or opera. For a basic set of apps like mail, music and some office (but rarely) apps and some targetted specialized apps such as medical and securoty apps is to implement them in small footprint compiled apps and then use the web based apps for more generalized applications.

If you require more horsepower for a mobile application the use of tablet technology might be more applicable.

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    HI: You should take a look into the new Adobe Flash Builder 4.5 for PHP, you can create PHP apps for mobiles, IOS or Android, its incredible... Caribesoft
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