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International PHP Conference 2015

PHP 7.0.0 RC 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of
PHP 7.0.0 RC 1. This is the sixth 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 RC 1 contains fixes for 27 reported bugs, and altogether over 200 commits with various stability improvements for database, array, assert, streams and other functionality.

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 RC 1 please visit
the download page, Windows source and binaries
can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The next release will be RC 2, which is to be released on the 3rd of September. You can also
read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.12 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.6.12. 12 security-related issues were fixed in this release.

All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.12 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 5.6.12 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.6.12. 12 security-related issues were fixed in this release.

All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.12 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 5.5.28 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.5.28. 12 security-related issues were fixed in this release.

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

According to our release calendar, this PHP 5.5 version
is the first security release of the PHP 5.5 branch. This and all the following releases of this branch
do not contain bugfixes that are not considered relevant for security.
PHP 5.5 users that need further bugfixes are encouraged to upgrade to PHP 5.6.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.28 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 5.4.44 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP
5.4.44. 11 security-related issues were fixed in this release.
All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.44 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. Either September or October release, depending on discovered issues, will be the last official release of PHP 5.4.
If your PHP installations is based on PHP 5.4, it may be a good time to start making the plans for the upgrade.

PHP 7.0.0 Beta 3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of
PHP 7.0.0 Beta 3. This is the fifth 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 3 contains fixes for 33 reported bugs, 11 of which are security related, 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 3 please visit
the download page, Windows source and binaries
can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The next release will be RC 1, which is to be released on the 20th 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 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.

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