10 steps to get Ruby on Rails running on Windows with IIS FastCGI

Since the original tech preview release of FastCGI last year, we've been seeing a lot of requests for getting Ruby on Rails running with our FastCGI.  Theoretically, since the FastCGI component uses a standard protocol to support FastCGI-enabled applications, this shouldnt be an issue – but, in practice, this is very far from reality.  After … [Read more…]

A look at the IIS7 web server in MSDN magazine

The march edition of MSDN magazine is live, containing my article about the IIS7 web server in Windows Vista.  The article is an overview of the many features and architectural changes in IIS7, that hopefully will point people towards the specific things that they may want to learn more about and try. It's all about … [Read more…]

At last, Windows-optimized PHP 5.2.1 has been released!

The much-anticipated PHP 5.2.1 has just been released, and is available for download from http://www.php.net/downloads. This release contains many fixes Zend has contributed to improve the performance of the PHP scripting engine on Windows as part of our collaboration effort to make PHP rock on Windows / IIS.  This comes almost at the same time … [Read more…]