First Blood Using the New Microsoft Web Platform Installer

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At MIX09 this year, Scott Guthrie presented the Web Platform Installer which seemed like an easy way to install specific technologies on an IIS server.  At the moment, I need to test an application that uses PHP so I figure this is a good time to try it.  Over the years, I’ve had several spectacular failures trying to install PHP on IIS.  Now, maybe I will get it right.  So, here we go. Step 1: Read the walk through ( http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/523/web-platform-installer-walkthrough/ ) Step 2:  Click Install now  (Can’t find PHP, starting searching the web now)  {Note: 4/14/2009. Turns out I missed an easy step.  See bottom of article for that step} Found this link:  Install PHP with … Continue Reading

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