php[world] 2015 Schedule Announced

News Archive - 2015

Here are the most important news items we have published in 2015 on PHP.net.


php[world] 2015

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 ...
forumphp-afup-2015

AFUP ForumPHP 2015

Come and join us at Forum PHP 2015, our annual conference gathering all PHP and Open Source communities, pros and PHP lovers.

This year, the event will be held at Beffroi de Montrouge, on November, 23rd and 24th.

“PHP’s 20th anniversary : 20 years of web, 20 years of global success, 20 years of innovation” In 1995, Rasmus Lerdorf started creating PHP. 20 years later, 80% of websites in the world use the language. Celebrate with us this worldwide success, during 2 days, 3 tracks, and all the best developers involved in PHP7 !

The call for papers is open until August, 15th: http://www.afup.org/pages/forumphp2015/appel-a-conferenciers-en.php

PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 2. This is the second 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!

Alpha 2 introduces the new Throwable interface and changes to the Exception hierarchy and about 25 bug fixes reported since the first alpha.

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 Alpha 2 please visit the download page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The next release will be Beta 1, which is to be released on the 9th of July. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

Madison PHP Conference 2015

Madison PHP Conference 2015

Join us on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 for a one day, three track conference in Madison, Wisconsin, USA that focuses on PHP and related web technologies. This event is organized by Madison PHP and is designed to offer something to attendees at all skill levels. It will be a day of networking, learning, sharing, and great fun!

Our Call for Papers is open until August 4th, 2015:
http://cfp.madisonphpconference.com/

ZendCon 2015

ZendCon 2015

Announcing ZendCon 2015, the global PHP conference, happening at the exciting Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will start with a full day of tutorials on October 19th and then continue with inspirational keynotes and breakout sessions through the 22nd.

The conference will feature many of the top developers and speakers in the PHP space to deliver dedicated tracks centered around Zend Framework, Symfony, Laravel, WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, and Magento. We will also host additional tracks for PHP best practices, PHP architecture, IBM i, and PHP 7.

We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas in October. http://www.zendcon.com/

PHP 5.4.42 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.42. Six security-related issues in PHP were fixed in this release, as well as several security issues in bundled sqlite library (CVE-2015-3414, CVE-2015-3415, CVE-2015-3416). All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.42 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 7.0.0 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 1. This release marks the beginning of the 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 Alpha 1 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 Alpha 1 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The second alpha will be released on the 25th of June. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.10 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.10. Several bugs have been fixed as well as several security issues into some bundled libraries (CVE-2015-3414, CVE-2015-3415, CVE-2015-3416, CVE-2015-2325 and CVE-2015-2326). All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.10 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 5.5.26 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.26. Several bugs have been fixed as well as several security issues into some bundled libraries (CVE-2015-3414, CVE-2015-3415, CVE-2015-3416, CVE-2015-2325 and CVE-2015-2326). All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.26 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 Barcelona Conference 2015

PHP Barcelona Conference 2015

The PHP Barcelona User Group is proud to announce that the PHP Barcelona Conference is back! This year we are preparing a bigger event in the heart of a glamorous city. 2 days, 30th - 31st October, one track with amazing and stunning talks.

We opened the call for papers that will end on the 30th September 2015 — 2015.phpconference.es/call-for-papers. So what are you waiting for, go, submit your paper! We offer attractive packages to speakers who want to enroll! Come and join us! :)

php[world] 2015

php[world] 2015 Call for Speakers

The team at php[architect] is once again running php[world]. The original conference designed to bring the whole world of PHP together in one place. With dedicated tracks for WordPress, Drupal, Joomla!, Magneto, Laravel, Symfony, Zend Framework, and CakePHP!

The Call for Speakers is currently open, but only until June 6th, so get those submissions in soon! We are interested in sessions on any framework, application, or general PHP topics. We especially want to see sessions that are designed to encourage people to mingle and be exposed to other PHP communities that they don't interact with on a daily basis.

We offer a very comprehensive speaker package, so there's no reason not to submit some proposals today!

PHP CRAFT

PHP Craft Johannesburg

Our 2nd Annual PHP Craft Conference will be hosted in Johannesburg South Africa. 2 Days of fantastic content presented by local and international speakers.

Our Call for Papers now open and will close 17th June 2015. We hope to see some great topics covering fancy new tools and/or best Practice — www.phpsouthafrica.com

PHPCON China

China PHP Conference 2015

China PHP Conference 2015

3rd Annual China PHP Conference – June 6 to 7, Beijing and July 11 to 12, Shanghai

2015, ThinkInLAMP is excited to present two PHP Conferences in both Beijing and Shanghai, China.

We 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 Xinchen Hui and his "PHP 7 New Features and Performance" 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: www.phpconchina.com

DevConf 2015

DevConf 2015

DevConf 2015 in Moscow, Russia on Jun 19-20

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::Storage();

Each section will feature several talks from the active contributors/authors of the language. Among the invited speakers are Dmitry Stogov (Zend), Egor Homakov (Sakurity), Sveta Smirnova (Percona), speakers from 1C, Avito, Badoo, LinguaLeo, Mail.ru, Wamba and other companies. See more details on the official website.

PHP 5.6.9 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.9. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.9 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 5.4.41 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.41. Seven security-related issues were fixed in this version. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.41 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 5.5.25 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.25. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.25 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

2015 Northeast PHP Conference

2015 Northeast PHP Conference

We are so pleased to announce that Mr. Andi Gutmans of Zend Corporation (The PHP Company) will be our special opening keynote speaker at this year's conference.

August 22 & 23 in Boston, MA.

Early Bird registration is now open as well.

More details will follow, but be sure to tell your friends!!

http://2015.northeastphp.org/

PHP 5.4.40 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.40. 14 security-related bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2014-9709, CVE-2015-2301, CVE-2015-2783, CVE-2015-1352. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.40 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 5.6.8 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.8. Several bugs have been fixed some of them beeing security related, like CVE-2015-1351 and CVE-2015-1352. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.8 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 5.5.24 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.24. Several bugs have been fixed some of them beeing security related, like CVE-2015-1351 and CVE-2015-1352. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.24 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.7 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.7. Several bugs have been fixed as well as CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2015-2305 and CVE-2015-2331. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.7 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 5.5.23 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.23. Several bugs have been fixed as well as CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2015-2305 and CVE-2015-2331. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.23 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 5.4.39 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.39. Six security-related bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2015-2305 and CVE-2015-2331. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.39 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 Tour Luxembourg

PHP Tour Luxembourg

For the first time, the PHP Tour will take place outside of France: AFUP and the locale branch of Luxembourg will welcome you at the Abbey of Neumünster, a historical venue in the heart of Luxembourg City. English speakers? Come and join us, many talks will be proposed in english.

AFUP, The French PHP usergroup, is glad to announce that the fourth edition of the PHP Tour will be held in Luxembourg City on May 12 & 13, 2015. PHP experts will share their advanced knowledge and experience with developers, decision makers and companies, during keynotes, sessions and workshops.

This year, just around the corner of Amazon and Microsoft offices, the event will be partly focused on the theme "PHP & the Cloud": tools, continuous integration, security, costs... But of course, a lot of talks will be about PHP itself, innovation and improvement. Julien Pauli, Thibaut Lenclos, Wim Godden, Oswald de Riemaecker and François Zaninotto are the first speakers confirmed for the event. Who will join this dream team? Stay tuned to discover the program in the next few days. Presentation length is 45 minutes which includes question time. 3 hours workshops with limited audience are planned on Wednesday.

Still not convinced? This year, we celebrate PHP's 20th birthday, and AFUP's 15th birthday: book your ticket right now, and come to party with us! You’ve got your ticket ? Please book your hotel room as soon as possible : there are not so many hotels in Luxembourg-City, and May is a busy period in town.

Italian phpDay 2015

Italian phpDay 2015

The Italian PHP user group GrUSP is pleased to announce the 12th edition of the Italian phpDay (http://www.phpday.it/) conference, taking place on May 15th and 16th, 2015 in Verona.

phpDay is the first historic Italian conference dedicated solely to PHP development, technologies and management. It is aimed to IT managers, developers and innovators. Each year it renews the opportunity to link to new business partners.

Bulgaria PHP Conference

Bulgaria PHP Conference

The Bulgaria PHP Conference is an event organized by the local PHP user group: @bgphp. This is going to be our first conference but nonetheless we have attracted a number of prominent international and local speakers (http://www.bgphp.org/confirmed-speakers/). We expect 450 attendees from Bulgaria, the Balkans region, Europe, and other parts of the world. We welcome a diverse crowd of PHP developers who want to learn new things and share their passion for code.

Bulgaria is one of the fastest growing IT regions. A lot of international companies outsource their IT departments in the country. The PHP community is large and actively travels abroad to attend international summits of all kinds. The official language of the conference is English and all talks and sessions will be in English. Attendees and sponsors will be pleasantly surprised by the affordability of all services in the country. Hotel accommodation, food and even the tickets for the event are quite affordable, given the high quality of service you’ll get in return.

Take advantage of our blind bird tickets (http://www.bgphp.org/tickets/) by March 15th for only 49 EUR!.

Lone Star PHP 2015

Lone Star PHP 2015

Welcome back to Lone Star PHP for another great year! We're in our fifth year and we're making things better all the time. This year's event will provide all of the great PHP speakers and content you've come to expect from Lone Star PHP. This year we are introducing the Training Day. Training Day will provide a more hands-on experience for all that attend. There'll be plenty of time to spend with the local PHP community too through after-parties and other events.

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors year after year we're able to present this conference at minimal cost to our attendees, opening up attendance to many who could not normally justify the cost of similar events. We couldn't do it without their support and we hope that this year you'll help us share this experience with the community. With the amazing feedback we receive each year from our attendees and sponsors we continue to improve our event to keep our place as the best php community conference around.

SOLIDay 2015

SOLIDay 2015

Conference about software architecture, best programming practices and design patterns.

PHP Serbia will be organizing a big event on May 30, 2015 – SOLIDay conference. Nicely coined name, huh? It will be one of the major events in the region, on which you will have opportunity to attend presentations of world-famous PHP experts and professionals, on topic of OOP principles, design patterns, software architecture, frameworks and similar. Whether you are a novice, intermediate or advanced developer, join us on this conference and expand, improve or simply refresh your knowledge of this important topic.

PHP 5.6.6 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.6. This release fixes several bugs and addresses CVE-2015-0235 and CVE-2015-0273. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.6 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 5.5.22 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.22. This release fixes several bugs and addresses CVE-2015-0235 and CVE-2015-0273. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.22 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 5.4.38 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.38. Seven security-related bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2015-0273 and mitigation for CVE-2015-0235. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.38 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 5.4.37 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.4.37. Six security-related bugs were fixed in this release, including CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2014-9427 and CVE-2015-0232. All PHP 5.4 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.4.37 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 5.6.5 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.5. This release fixes several bugs as well as CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2014-9427 and CVE-2015-0232. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.5 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 5.5.21 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.21. This release fixes several bugs as well as CVE-2015-0231, CVE-2014-9427 and CVE-2015-0232. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.21 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

Dutch PHP Conference 2015

Dutch PHP Conference 2015

We're back! And we are glad to announce that we’ll be organising the 9th edition of the Dutch PHP Conference, which will be held in Amsterdam from 25th to 27th June 2015. Thursday 25th will be the tutorial day and June 26th and 27th 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 22nd. 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.

Midwest PHP 2015

Midwest PHP 2015

Midwest PHP is taking over beautiful Minneapolis once again this year, bringing leading experts from around the world to talk about APIs, Frameworks, Security, Version Control, Testing, Continuous Integration, and much more! Midwest PHP welcomes developers of all levels and encourages diversity - we promise there will be something for everyone. So join us March 14-15th for great talks, great people, and of course great food! Register today at http://www.midwestphp.org

Become a master: improve your skills at ConFoo

ConFoo 2015 - Become a Master

We want you to learn as much as possible during the three days of conference. We do that through quality and variety of both content and speakers, as well as creating a fun and friendly atmosphere.

We have presentations for any level, from beginner to advanced. You'll learn about the backend and frontend, web and mobile, information systems and games, hard and soft skills, as well as many related topics.

We have speakers from many different countries and industries. They brings unique perspectives that you won't find in your backyard. How often will you talk tech with someone from Taiwan or Saudi Arabia? How often will you learn from people who build robots or write their own programming language?

If your goal is to learn and meet interesting people, then ConFoo is the conference for you! Take advantage of our $190 early bird discount.

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