Write Android Apps Using PHP? : PHP for Android

I think PHP is a great scripting language for developing web based applications. But, is it something you would consider using to build apps for Android? I’m not sure I do. But, if this is something that interests you, point your browser at:


You can learn more about the PHP for Android project there. PHP for Android does not require a web server be installed on the target Android phone. The project provides a handful of sample scripts to give you an idea of how to write PHP programs for Android as well as what is capable. You can find these sample scripts here:


Is this something that will take off? I kind of doubt it. But, it is an interesting project and may provide a way for PHP web developers to try their hand at Android mobile app development.