DevConf 2014

DevConf 2014 in Moscow, Russia on Jun 14

DevConf is the ultimate meeting place for russian-speaking web-developers,
combining several language-specific conferences under one roof.

This year DevConf will include the following sections:

  • DevConf::PHP();
  • DevConf::Ruby();
  • DevConf::Python();
  • DevConf::Javascript();
  • DevConf::Mobi();
  • DevConf::Storage();

Each section will feature several talks from the active contributors/authors of the language.
Among the invited speakers are Dmitry Stogov (Zend), Shawn McCool (Laravel), Dmitry Vyukov (Google),
Sveta Smirnova (Oracle), Andrey Aksyonov (Sphinx), Anatoly Panov (Badoo) and many others,
see more details on the official website.

PHP 5.5.13 is available

The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.13.
This release fixes several bugs in PHP 5.5.12, and addresses two
CVEs in Fileinfo (CVE-2014-0238 and CVE-2014-0237).

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

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.13, please visit our downloads page.
Windows binaries can be found on
The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

ZendCon 2014 – 10th Annual Event

We’re pleased to announce the 10th annual ZendCon which will be held October 27-30th, 2014 in Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014 has a long history of being one of the “must attend” PHP conferences as community members from around the world have come together to learn and share information about the latest trends and technologies in professional PHP development. Our main topics this year are:

  • PHP Best Practices

China PHP Conference 2014

2nd Annual China PHP Conference – August 2 to 3, Shanghai!

ThinkInLAMP will be hosting a 2-days event filled with high quality,
technical sessions about PHP Core, PHP High Performance, PHP Engineering,
and PHP more. During this session you will hear from Laruence Hui and his
<PHP New Generation is coming!> and an exclusive Q&A with him.

Don’t miss out on 2-great days sessions, delicious food, fantastic shows
and countless networking opportunities to engage with speakers and
delegates. For tickets and more information:

PHP Next Generation

When we aren't looking for pictures of kittens on the internet, internals developers are nearly always looking for ways to improve PHP, a few developers have a focus on performance.

Over the last year, some research into the possibility of introducing JIT compilation capabilities to PHP has been conducted.

During this research, the realization was made that in order to achieve optimal performance from PHP, some internal API's should be changed.

This necessitated the birth of the phpng branch, initially authored by Dmitry Stogov, Xinchen Hui, and Nikita Popov. This branch does not include JIT capabilities, but rather seeks to solve those problems that prohibit the current, and any future implementation of a JIT capable executor achieving optimal performance by improving memory usage and cleaning up some core API's.

By making these improvements, the phpng branch gives us a considerable performance gain in real world applications, for example a 20% increase in throughput for WordPress. The door may well now be open for a JIT capable compiler that can perform as we expect, but it's necessary to say that these changes stand strong on their own, without requiring a JIT capable compiler in the future to validate them.

The name "Next Generation" was optimistically presumptuous; in reality phpng is an internal project that we are working on, it is not a production ready branch that anyone should deploy, or judge as they would a release of PHP.

The work on phpng, the doors it opens, the conversations it has started, the collaboration it is inspiring, are all worth getting excited about. But, we need to stay grounded, honest, and open; and say that there is much work to do in order to make the "Next Generation" a reality, this is only the start.

MySQL Fabric & Utilities 1.4

MySQL Fabric & Utilities 1.4 (1.4.3 GA, published on Tuesday, 27 May 2014)

phpMyAdmin 4.2.2 is released

Welcome to phpMyAdmin 4.2.2, a bugfix version.

PHP 5.6.0beta3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0beta3.
As we entered the feature freeze with beta1, this is is a bugfix-only release.
All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully,
and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.


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

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.0beta3 please visit
the download page. Windows binaries
can be found on

Our fourth and final beta should show up on the 29th of May.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

EasyPHP News

New components : #PHP 5.6.0 beta 3 for #EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 is out!
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EasyPHP News

New components : #PHP 5.6.0 beta 3 for #EasyPHP DevServer 14.1 is out!
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