Published on 2010-08-28 by John Collins. Please follow me on Twitter for more:
Jason Gilmore on Developer.com has posted a nice introduction to Quercus, which is Caucho Technology's 100% Java implementation of PHP 5 released under the Open Source GPL license:
It reminds me of JRuby, which I use everyday. The great benefit of technologies like these is that they enable the developer to avoid the verbosity of the Java language itself in favour of a dynamic language like PHP or Ruby, but still leverage the highly optimised Java interpreter (JRE).