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Developing PHP application for IBM i
This roadmap helps IBM i Web application developers create applications for PHP with Zend Server CE for IBM i.

Porting PHP applications to IBM i
This roadmap provides information for solution providers to port their PHP applications to the IBM i using the Zend Server CE runtime environment.



IBM Migration Toolkit for MySQL to IBM DB2 for i
This tool helps you convert SQL statements from MySQL to IBM DB2 for i.

Zend Server CE for IBM i available in IBM VLP
IBM's Virtual Loaner Program allows ISVs to remotely test their applications running on IBM i.


Zend training - Zend offers a variety of training classes on PHP.

Community resources

There are numerous community resources available for PHP, including:

Zend Developer Zone – a source of news and articles about PHP – the opensource PHP site

IBM Developer Works – Project information for PHP developers

IBM i requirements

Requirements for Zend Server for IBM i:

IBM i 7.1
IBM i 6.1
IBM i 5.4

Plus Power Systems that run IBM i 7.1, 6.1 or 5.4

      Version 6 Version 5
· Portable App Solutions Environment 33 5761ss1 5722ss1
· Qshell 30 5761ss1 5722ss1
· IBM HTTP Server for i *base 5761dg1 5722dg1
· IBM Portable Utilities For i *base 5733sc1 5733sc1
· OpenSSH ,OpenSST,Zlib 1 5733sc1 5733sc1

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