PHP 5.6.0beta1 released

News Archive - 2014

Here are the most important news items we have published in 2014 on PHP.net.


PHP 5.6.0beta1 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0beta1. This release adds new features and fixes bugs and marks the feature freeze for the PHP 5.6.0 release. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 5.6.0beta1 comes with a number of new features, including:

  • A new method called fread() to the SplFileObject class
  • A new static method called createFromMutable() to the DateTimeImmutable class
  • A new function called hash_equals()
  • Support for marks to the PCRE extension
  • Support for asynchronous connections and queries to the Pgsql extension

For more information about the new features you can check out the work-in-progress documentation or you can read the full list of changes in the NEWS file contained in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.0beta1 please visit the download page. Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

Our second beta should show up on the 24th of April.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.4.27 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.27. 6 bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2013-7345. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.27 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.5.11 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.11. Several bugs were fixed in this release, some bundled libraries updated and a security issue has been fixed : CVE-2013-7345. We recommand all PHP 5.5 users to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.11 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP Argentina

PHP Conference Argentina

We are excited to invite you to the 2014 edition of PHP Conference Argentina, to be held on November 7, 8 and 9 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

PHP Conference Argentina, is the largest developer conference in Argentina and one of the most important events in the region, where programmers and decision makers from all over Latin America get together for a 3-days event filled with talks given by highly recognized speakers, and networking opportunities.

Conference numbers

  • Expecting more than 700 attendees
  • Full exclusivity of a highly recognized venue in Buenos Aires, giving us amazing opportunities for a wide variety of activities.
  • A three day event spanned across two days of conference talks, and a full day at a farm (called the "Gaucho day") to improve networking opportunities.
  • Organized social activities for both conference days.
More info: www.phpconference.com.ar

DPC2014

Dutch PHP Conference 2014

Ibuildings is proud to organise the eighth Dutch PHP Conference on June 27 and 28, plus a pre-conference tutorial day on June 26. Both programs will be completely in English so the only Dutch thing about it is the location.

DPC brings together the best speakers and PHP talent from Europe and beyond for three days of high-level technical sessions. Our schedule is already online and features talks on Redis, Git, HHVM, NGINX, Security, Mocking, PhpSpec 2, Zend Framework 2, Apache Cassandra, JavaScript testing, Docker and much more.

The tutorial day on Thursday 26th June at the same venue gives an opportunity for a smaller number of attendees to spend some time with an expert, going in-depth on particular topics - topics like DDD, Zend Framework 2, Ansible, Apigility, JavaScript Testing, Laravel, Symfony and more are all on offer.

So come along to our two main conference days on 27th and 28th June and our tutorial day on 26th June in Amsterdam!

PHP 5.4.26 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.26. 5 bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2014-1943. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.26 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.0alpha3 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0alpha3. This release adds new features and fixes bugs. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 5.6.0alpha3 comes with a number of new features, including:

  • A new magic method called __debugInfo() for providing additional debug information for an object
  • A new config option called clear_env for the FPM SAPI
  • A new function called opcache_is_script_cached()
  • Support for the Windows CA cert store for peer verification when no CA file is available
  • Various other ssl related improvements in the curl and openssl extensions

For more information about the new features you can check out the work-in-progress documentation or you can read the full list of changes in the NEWS file contained in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.0alpha3 please visit the download page. Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

Hopefully this was our last alpha for 5.6.0, and our first beta should show up on the 20th of March, which will mark the start of the feature freeze for this version.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.5.10 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.10. Several bugs were fixed in this release, including security issues related to CVEs. CVE-2014-1943, CVE-2014-2270 and CVE-2013-7327 have been addressed in this release. We recommand all PHP 5.5 users to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.10 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.0alpha2 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0alpha2. This release adds new features and fixes bugs. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 5.6.0alpha2 comes with a number of new features, including:

  • Peer certificates are now verified by default when connecting to SSL/TLS servers
  • An exponentiation operator has been added: **
  • Output encoding handling has been simplified by using default_charset as the default character encoding

For more information about the new features you can check out the work-in-progress documentation or you can read the full list of changes in the NEWS file contained in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.0alpha2 please visit the download page. Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

Our third alpha should show up on the 27th of February.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.4.25 Released!

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.25. 5 bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.25 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

MidwestPHP 2014

MidwestPHP 2014

MidwestPHP is back in Minneapolis again for its second year, March 15th-16th, boasting 2 days filled with sessions about Zend Framework 2, PHPUnit, RabbitMQ, Vagrant, Application development, Security, and more. And if you're new to PHP, there's something for you too- php|architect will be hosting a training day to cover the basics of PHP on the 14th.

Don't miss out on 2 great days of sessions, fantastic Minnesota food, a great chance for networking, and of course the world famous Minnesota Niceness everyone is talking about. Register for your spot at MidwestPHP today!

DPC 2014

CFP: Dutch PHP Conference 2014

We're back! And we are glad to announce that we’ll be organizing the 8th edition of the Dutch PHP Conference, which will be held in Amsterdam from 26th to 28th June 2014. Thursday 26th will be the tutorial day and June 27th and 28th will be the main conference days.

Speakers, the call for papers is now open! We’re looking for high-quality, technical sessions from speakers who can cover advanced topics and keep our demanding audience inspired. The call for papers is open until February 16th. You can send in as many proposals as you like, so start submitting your talks. We’re very excited to see what you can come up with, and we’re looking forward to reading all the different proposals.

php[tek] 2014 : Schedule Announced

php[tek] 2014 : Schedule Announced

The conference schedule has now been posted for php[tek] 2014 – The premier professional PHP conference from the team at php[architect].

Taking place from May 19-23rd in Chicago, IL, USA, the conference will consist of 4 parallel tracks of sessions, a tutorial day, an introduction to PHP day of training, and more.

New to php[tek] this year is the Open Spaces room, where we hope to encourage all sorts of great discussions to take place by our attendees, and larger breaks between sessions as well to make sure that the hallway-track is given as much importance as the sessions themselves.

Our Early Bird Sale is still currently ongoing, but expires on February 15th. So make sure to register soon in order to save $200 off the total price!

PHP 5.6.0alpha1 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0alpha1. This release marks the beginning of the PHP 5.6.0 release cycle. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 5.6.0alpha1 comes with new features such as (incomplete list) :

  • constant scalar expressions,
  • variadic functions,
  • argument unpacking,
  • support for large(>2GiB) file uploads,
  • SSL/TLS improvements,
  • a new command line debugger called phpdbg.

For more information about the new features you can check out the work-in-progress documentation or you can read the full list of changes in the NEWS file contained in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.0alpha1 please visit the download page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

Our second alpha should show up on 6th of February.

Thank you for helping us making PHP better.

IPC 2014

International PHP Conference - Spring Edition - 2014

Since its inception in 2001, the International PHP Conference has evolved into one of the most significant PHP events worldwide. As a meeting point for PHP professionals, evangelists, movers and shakers, the tradition continues this year from June 1 to 4 in Berlin (Germany). Once again, the conference will explore key topics and core technologies for developers and decision makers.

Highlights 2014

  • Heavyset PHProgram: 60+ workshops, sessions & keynotes
  • Cool PHP & the Gang: 50+ international speakers and trainers
  • Hands-on Power Workshops on Sunday (June 1, 2014)
  • 2-day expo with leading IT companies (June 3-4, 2014)
  • Full board during the conference: lunch, snacks & drinks
  • Free swag: certificate, t-shirt, backpack, magazines…
  • Plenty of best practices and networking opportunities

Join us on Twitter, Facebook and Google+ or visit our website at http://phpconference.com We look forward to seeing you in Berlin!

PHP Cape Town

PHP Cape Town 2014

PHP Cape Town
12th April2014

This intimate One Day Advanced PHP Craft session is for the experienced developer, CTO and skilled developers looking to take the next step.

During this session you will hear from Rasmus Lerdorf about his 7 year experience with Yahoo and an exclusive Q&A with him. We will also hear Phil Sturgeon share some of his experiences and knowledge about API Pain-Points & The FIG:PSR-4.

You will have the opportunity to question, interact and solve some of your issues. At this Craft Session we will be welcoming some more international guests for this jammed packed full day session. This PHP Advanced Developers session in Cape Town will be the highlight of our calendar to Welcome some acclaimed developers to The Mother City.

We have limited seat available for this event to encourage more interaction.

PHP 5.4.24 Released!

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.24. About 14 bugs were fixed. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.24 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

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