Web Platform Installer and scripting web deployments

Awesome release from the IIS team. Now it is possible to do some scripting and automating IIS and web site/app configurations with the Web Platform Installer (WebPI). A command line interface for the WebPI has been released. For everyone who does not know the Microsoft Web Platform Installer 3.0 (Web PI) it is a free … Read more

IIS Express 7.5 and WebMatrix Released

Microsoft has released IIS Express 7.5 and WebMatrix and made them available as free download. WebMatrix is a complete Web development stack for pragmatic developers. WebMatrix is the IDE which elegantly integrates a Web server (IIS Express), database (SQL Compact) and programming frameworks (ASP.NET and PHP) into a single, integrated experience. IIS Express is a … Read more

PHP Manger for IIS 7

Ruslan from the IIS team, has released a new module for IIS 7, the PHP Manager for IIS 7, currently in beta. It is an IIS extension for setting up and managing multiple PHP installations on IIS 7 servers. It can be used to: Register PHP with IIS; Run multiple PHP versions side by side; … Read more