Natsoft (M) Sdn Bhd has just released the beta version of phpLens. Targeted at PHP developers, phpLens is a PHP Application Server that allows developers to quickly building database driven web applications. With phpLens, data can be presented as html tables with facilities to create, edit, paginate, search and delete records.
Developers will be pleased to know that they can use phpLens in two ways, as a PHP class that is called from PHP code; or they can build their web application directly from a browser based wizard interface called the Grid Builder and then generate the PHP code.
For more programming power, phpLens has over 150 scriptable properties for full control of your application. PhpLens works with many databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, FoxPro, Interbase, Sybase and many others (including DB2 and Progress) through ODBC.
PhpLens runs on Apache on Linux, BSD, Solaris and IIS and Apache on Windows.
"I have downloaded your product and am testing it on both an NT 4.0 box and a Linux box. It looks to me like you will have a winner with your product," said Del Thompson, a computer services consultant in an American university.