I did another round of tests of the various windows installation packages available, and found the beta release available from the official PHP-GTK2 website the easiest to install.
Setting up PHP-GTK2 on windows is now literally as easy as 1-2-3! All you need is to download a zip file - unzip - and off you go!
If you have encountered a lot of problems trying to install PHP-GTK2 on windows previously, please try it one more time. If you’re already familiar with PHP, you should give PHP-GTK2 a try. It’s a lot of fun. Not to mention it’s power!
So, here’s the revised article:
How to install PHP-GTK2 on windows
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