This is a simple tutorial to help you install v8js for PHP on Windows.
If you want to install v8js for PHP on Linux, you can follow this tutorial:
Let’s get started.
First check if your PHP has Thread Safety, as we’ll need to know that to download the correct module. You can run a simple command in Windows to check this. It might be possible that you have to navigate to the PHP folder, but you can also find this by using a php_info(); file.
This will output something like: Thread Safety => enabled
Now download the appropriate v8js module, depending on your PHP version, if you are unsure, you can run php -v to find out your PHP version.
If you need another version you can check out:
An easy way to download x64 binaries is to download one of the full PHP builds by Jan-E here:
You can then simply copy over the files you need.
Now that you have all the files you need, extract them in their respective folders:
These files go in your \php\ folder:
And this file goes in your \php\ext\ folder:
Now the last thing you have to do is add the following to the end of your php.in file:
Now restart your webserver and you’re all done!
Let’s test it out with a simple script:
Output: hello world