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Here’s a collation of links for PHP+IIS with a sprinkle of Silverlight. I got these links from various places and a big chunk of them was from my colleagues across different geographies.
Microsoft Web Platform – PHP on Windows
Microsoft Web Platform Installer – The Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2.0 (Web PI) is a free tool that makes it simple to download, install and keep up-to-date with the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web Developer. In addition, install popular open source ASP.NET and PHP web apps with the Web PI. Download here
http://php.iis.net/ – PHP on IIS Support Site
Using FastCGI to Host PHP Applications on IIS 7.0 – This article explains how to configure the FastCGI module and PHP to host PHP applications on IIS 7.0
Configuring FastCGI Extension for IIS 6.0 – Learn how to configure FastCGI extension for IIS 6.0
Installing CakePHP on IIS 7 – Great post on Tobin Titus’ Blog on this
TechNet Radio: Running PHP on IIS – Learn more about the support IIS7 has for running PHP applications on Windows Server 2008
Hosting Webcast Series: PHP on Windows – Learn how to configure FastCGI and run PHP applications on IIS 7. In addition, see demonstrations during this webcast that highlight how a PHP application can take advantage of other services available in IIS
TechNet Virtual Lab: IIS 7.0 Access Control Features for PHP Applications – Learn how to configure a PHP execution model, configure an authentication method, configure an authorization method, set-up role-based authorization rules, and expose access control data to a PHP application
TechNet Virtual Lab: Migrating PHP Applications – Learn how to install PHP support on IIS 7.0, download and install the PHP framework, enable IIS to serve PHP applications via FastCGI, host PHP content in an existing Web site, create a separate virtual directory for PHP content and configure permissions, create a separate site for PHP content, configure additional PHP settings, and migrate mod_rewrite URL rewriting rules
TechNet Virtual Lab: Troubleshooting PHP – Learn how to create the test application, improve PHP error messages for basic error conditions, enable detailed PHP error messages for application errors, use Failed Request Tracing to diagnose intermittent or hard-to-reproduce errors, and locate hanging requests
TechNet Virtual Lab: Using IIS 7.0 Media Features in a PHP Application – Learn how to deliver media over the Web with IIS 7.0, play a video using the embedded Windows Media Player control, create media playlists with IIS 7.0 Web Playlists, provide an enhanced media player experience with Silverlight 2.0, reduce bandwidth costs with IIS 7.0 Bit-rate Throttling, leverage Silverlight 2.0 Seek, and protect media
Running PHP on Microsoft Servers and Services – Learn how to run PHP on various Microsoft platforms including Internet Information Services (IIS), Microsoft SQL Server, Windows, Azure Service Platform, and more
Integration between VS.Php and Silverlight – Learn how to develop Silverlight on PHP, how to debug PHP and Silverlight (integrated together)
IIS Blog – http://blogs.iis.net/
Web Application Gallery – http://www.microsoft.com/web/gallery/
SilverStripe – Windows interoperability creates new markets and fresh opportunities for open source company
Tyler Projects – Company Improves Performance of Online Multiplayer Game with New Web Server
Bruce D. Kyle ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation
Special thanks to Rohan Thomas for the information in this post.
Thank you for placing all this together, is a very valuable asset for people like me, more used to the apache php combo.
Is there any chance the expired webinars will be made available as recordings? I'd love to be able to watch them.