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PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of
PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2. This is the fourth pre-release of the new PHP 7
major series. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully,
and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system.

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

PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 contains fixes for 28 reported bugs and altogether over 200 commits with various improvements.

PHP 7.0.0 comes with new version of the Zend Engine with features such as (incomplete list):

  • Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6
  • Consistent 64-bit support
  • Many fatal errors are now Exceptions
  • Removal of old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions
  • The null coalescing operator (??)
  • Combined comparison Operator (<=>)
  • Return Type Declarations
  • Scalar Type Declarations
  • Anonymous Classes

For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the
NEWS file, or the
UPGRADING file
for a complete list of upgrading notes. These files can also be found in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 please visit
the download page, Windows source and binaries
can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The next release will be Beta 3, which is to be released on the 6th of August. You can also
read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of
PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1. This is the third pre-release of the new PHP 7
major series. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully,
and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system.

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

Beta 1 marks the feature complete phase. From now on, fundamental
changes are not to be expected. What's more, this release brings
over 200 commits with about 25 reported bug fixes, as well as security,
stability and other improvements. However it was delayed to catch up with
the latest OpenSSL release issued on July 9th.

PHP 7.0.0 comes with new version of the Zend Engine with features such as (incomplete list):

  • Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6
  • Consistent 64-bit support
  • Many fatal errors are now Exceptions
  • Removal of old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions
  • The null coalescing operator (??)
  • Combined comparison Operator (<=>)
  • Return Type Declarations
  • Scalar Type Declarations
  • Anonymous Classes

For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the
NEWS file, or the
UPGRADING file
for a complete list of upgrading notes. These files can also be found in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1 please visit
the download page, Windows source and binaries
can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The next release will be Beta 2, which is to be released on the 23rd of July. You can also
read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.11 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.6.11. Five security-related issues in PHP were fixed in this release, including CVE-2015-3152.
All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.11 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 5.5.27 released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.5.27. Several bugs were fixed in this release as well as CVE-2015-3152.

All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

According to our release calendar, this PHP 5.5 version
is the last planned release that contains regular bugfixes. All the consequent releases
will contain only security-relevant fixes, for the term of one year.
PHP 5.5 users that need further bugfixes are encouraged to upgrade to PHP 5.6.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.27 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 5.4.43 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.4.43. Five security-related issues in PHP were fixed in this release, including CVE-2015-3152.
All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.43 please visit our downloads page,
Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/.
The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

Please note that PHP 5.4 branch is nearing the end of its support timeframe.
If your PHP installations is based on PHP 5.4, it may be a good time to start making the plans for the upgrade.

Pacific Northwest PHP Conference 2015

Our 3-day event will be overflowing with awesome sauce as we hear from world-renowned speakers
from the PHP community and companies like Amazon, AOL, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, and Zend. With topics
ranging from continuous delivery to the cloud, you'll be full to the brim with new knowledge to take home

For tickets and more information: http://www.pnwphp.com/.

PHPKonf İstanbul PHP Conference 2015

İstanbul PHP User Group is proud to announce that the PHPKonf 2015! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. Join us on 25/26 of July for a two day, double track conference in ancient city Istanbul! We’ve something for every level of PHP developer with 2 keynotes, 29 talks and 2 panels.

For tickets and more information: http://phpkonf.org

PHPKonf İstanbul PHP Conference 2015

İstanbul PHP User Group is proud to announce that the PHPKonf 2015! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. Join us on 25/26 of July for a two day, double track conference in ancient city Istanbul! We’ve something for every level of PHP developer with 2 keynotes, 29 talks and 2 panels.

For tickets and more information: http://phpkonf.org

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php[world] 2015 Schedule Announced

The team at php[architect] is excited to announce the schedule for php[world] 2015! As always our conference is designed to bring all the various PHP communities together in one place to learn from each other. We will have separate tracks for PHP, Drupal, WordPress, Magento, Joomla!, Zend Framework, Symfony, Laravel, and CakePHP.

This year we are expanding the conference to 6 concurrent sessions so that we can cover even more material. Join us for this very unique event from November 16th through November 20th.

  • 5 day-long training sessions
  • 12 separate tutorials
  • 5 keynotes
  • 60 conference sessions
  • … 5 amazing days …
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