Coldfusion to PHP conversion utility

Does anyone know of any good tools for converting Coldfusion to PHP? What is the best way to do this? We are considering making the change since Coldfusion's popularity seems to be declining.

Thank you for any advice you can provide
WestCoast_BCAsked:
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Ali EslamifarUXCommented:
WestCoast_BCAuthor Commented:
Thanks, I have seen this tool but it is not clear to me how to use it.
Ray PaseurCommented:
Why not simply refactor the site into Laravel?  It's not an automated process, but Laravel does everything that CF ever did, and is much easier to use.  Plus, "conversion" is probably much harder to get right than refactoring.
http://laravel.com/
https://www.reddit.com/r/PHP/comments/37qcdy/converting_coldfusion_into_php/

The modern way of doing something like this is test-driven development.  Basically, you create your tests first, enabling you to have a stable proof that your application is working.  Run the tests and they should all fail because the application is not there yet.  Then, as you build the app components, you rerun the tests to validate each app component.  PHPUnit can help a lot if you have a Laravel platform.
https://phpunit.de/
http://laravel.com/docs/5.1/testing

A good learning resource for Laravel is Jeffrey Way's Laracasts.
https://laracasts.com/

You will also want to learn about Composer, for sure.
https://getcomposer.org/
Gurpreet Singh RandhawaCEOCommented:
I will give you just one advice.

You need hire a developer who can do this task, else many tools may be out there but they will not do everything for you, even the frameworks

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