In my last post, I asked whether there was any interest in there being a resource that makes the business case for PHP. Many thanks to everyone who replied, especially David Goulden at Zend.

To turn this from an idea into reality, I’ve setup a Google group where anyone who is interested can join in, and help build this resource. Please come along with your ideas and concerns, and let’s see what we can achieve together.

I don’t know what other folks think, but I think the first step is to draw up a list of topics that the business case needs to cover. Run into a question from a customer that stops you selling your PHP solution? Let us know.


  1. Ben Ramsey says:
    February 12th, 2007 at 6:52 pm

    Business Case for PHP…

    I recall several years ago a discussion on #phpc on Freenode IRC about the need for white papers on the use of PHP in the enterprise/business world. These white papers would serve as a sort of advocacy for PHP, but more important than advocating the u…

  2. DamionKutaeff says:
    March 23rd, 2008 at 3:00 pm

    Hello everybody, my name is Damion, and I’m glad to join your conmunity,
    and wish to assit as far as possible.

  3. Why PHP? » Patrick Reilly says:
    August 20th, 2009 at 10:06 pm

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