PHP Into Compiled C++ - Hip Hop by Facebook

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Very interesting this one:;=1

With HipHop we've reduced the CPU usage on our Web servers on average by about fifty percent

sounds good to me :)

HipHop for PHP isn't technically a compiler itself. Rather it is a source code transformer. HipHop programmatically transforms your PHP source code into highly optimized C++ and then uses g++ to compile it.

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