IBM will work with Zend Technologies to develop an integrated system designed to help developers build and deploy applications and services based on the popular PHP Web language, NewsFactor reports.

PHP is one of the most popular programming languages. According to the research firm Netcraft, PHP currently accounts for more than 40 percent of the overall Web scripting language market, NewsFactor says.

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