PHP 7.1.0 Released

News Archive - 2016

Here are the most important news items we have published in 2016 on PHP.net.


PHP 7.1.0 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0. This release is the first point release in the 7.x series.

PHP 7.1.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features such as

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.0 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on the PHP for Windows site. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

The migration guide is available in the PHP Manual. Please consult it for the detailed list of new features and backward incompatible changes.

Many thanks to all the contributors and supporters!

PHP South Coast

PHP South Coast 2017 - CFP opened

The PHP South Coast team are pleased to announce the CFP for our 2017 conference is now open. We're eager to broaden the skill base of PHP developers with challenging new talks as well as introducing new and upcoming speakers from the PHP community. PHP South Coast is a not-for-profit community organised conference, a collaboration between six PHP user groups in the South UK. We'd love to see your talks, head to our call for papers site and let us know. Blind bird tickets are also available now, just head to the PHP South Coast website now for more information.
International PHP Conference 2017

International PHP Conference 2017

The International PHP Conference is the world's first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade for top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. At the IPC, internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies. Here is the place where concepts emerge and ideas are born - the IPC signifies knowledge transfer at highest level.

All delegates of the International PHP Conference have, in addition to PHP program, free access to the entire range of the webinale '17 taking place at the same time.

Basic facts:

Date: May 29 - June 2, 2017

Location: Maritim Hotel ProArte, Berlin

Highlights:

  • 90+ best practice sessions
  • 60+ international top speakers
  • PHPower: Hands-on Power Workshops
  • Expo with exciting exhibitors on May 30 & 31
  • Conference Combo: Visit the webinale for free
  • All inclusive: Changing buffets, snacks & refreshing drinks
  • Official certificate for attendees
  • Free Swag: Developer bag, T-Shirt, magazines etc.
  • Exclusive networking events

Topics:

  • PHP Development
  • Testing & Quality
  • Architecture
  • JavaScript
  • Agile & DevOps
  • Web Design

For further information on the International PHP Conference visit: www.phpconference.com

php[tek] 2017

php[tek] 2017 — Call for Speakers

The 12th annual edition of php[tek], the longest running community focused PHP conference, will be taking place May 24-26, 2017 in Atlanta! We have opened up our Call for Speakers and look forward to seeing all the amazing proposals that you will submit to us.

This year we hope for a broad range of topics to share with our attendees. Besides core PHP matters such as PHP7, Security, and Testing, we want talks on the technologies crucial to modern Web development as well such as HTML5, JavaScript, mobile development, and emerging technologies. We also welcome non-technical proposals that will appeal to a developer audience.

We've also updated our comprehensive speaker's package this year to simplify it; we will be offering:

  • A free conference ticket
  • Round-trip economy airfare booked by us
  • Accommodations at the conference hotel:
    • 3 nights for speakers
    • 4 nights for workshop presenters
    • 5 nights for training class teachers

Don't hesitate, the Call for Speakers is only open until December 30th, 2016. So get those submissions in soon, we look forward to hearing from you!

PHP 5.6.28 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.28. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.28 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 6 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 6. This release is the sixth and final release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 6 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 7.0.13 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.13. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.13 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

International PHP Conference 2017 - Call for Papers

International PHP Conference 2017 - Call for Papers

The International PHP Conference is the world's first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade for top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. At the IPC, internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies. Here is the place where concepts emerge and ideas are born - the IPC signifies knowledge transfer at highest level.

All delegates of the International PHP Conference have, in addition to PHP program, free access to the entire range of the webinale taking place at the same time.

THE BASIC FACTS

Spectrum of topics we'd like to see covered:

  • PHP Development
  • Testing & Quality
  • Architecture
  • JavaScript
  • Agile & DevOps
  • Web Design

For further information on the International PHP Conference visit: www.phpconference.com

SunshinePHP 2017

SunshinePHP 2017 Schedule Announced

We are pleased to announce the 2017 SunshinePHP Schedule. Our highly diverse lineup of 45 speakers will be delivering 5 keynotes, 8 in-depth 3-hour tutorials, and 40 talks 1-hour in length over this 3 day event.

SunshinePHP hit it's 5th year and will happen from February 2nd to 4th, 2017 in sunny Miami, Florida. As one of the largest community conferences in the U.S. the schedule is amazing this year. We will have a full tutorial day featuring 3-hour sessions followed by 2 days of 1-hour talks and inspirational keynotes.

In addition we will also have an Uncon for attendees to share unscheduled talks, a hack event, and plenty of other fun and/or educational activities.

So leave the February cold behind and come warm up in Miami, Florida for a few days of sharing and networking with other PHP folks.

Ticket sales ongoing at SunshinePHP.com

ConFoo Vancouver 2016 and Montreal 2017

ConFoo Vancouver & Montreal

We recently released the presentations for ConFoo Montreal. This giant conference will be held on March 8-10, 2017.

It's also the last chance to get tickets for ConFoo Vancouver, held on December 5-7, 2016.

ConFoo is a multi-technology conference aimed specifically at web developers. It has between 100 and more than 150 presentations by local and international speakers. This conference offers a great diversity in content to expand your knowledge and increase your productivity. It is the perfect place to sharpen those hard tech skills and discover the latest practices.

There is a great range of topics, including PHP, many other programming languages, databases, security, performance, machine learning and project management.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 5 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 5. This release is the fifth release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 5 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The sixth and last release candidate will be released on the 10th of November. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PhpConference Brasil 2016

PhpConference Brasil 2016

Come to the leading PHP Conference in Latin America!

The 11th edition of PhpConference Brasil will happen between December 7th (Wednesday) and December 11th (Sunday).

The last event day will be reserved for participants to rest and improve their networking.

This year we'll have hands-on courses (8 hour duration each), practical mini-courses (4 hour duration each), talks and keynotes.

The event venue provide us a camping area, so you can come and stay all night long.

Come to learn about PHP and improve your networking! More informations at www.phpconference.com.br.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 4 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 4. This release is the fourth release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 4 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The fifth release candidate will be released on the 27th of October. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

Midwest PHP 2017 Conference

Midwest PHP 2017 Conference Call for Papers is Open

The Midwest PHP conference is thrilled to announce the opening of their Call for Papers at https://cfp.midwestphp.org through November 15, 2016.

Midwest PHP 2017 Conference is launching into its fifth year at the Radisson Blu at Mall of America on March 17-18. With the growth of the Midwest PHP conference this is the one conference you cannot afford to miss in 2017.

Make sure to allow follow the Midwest PHP Conference on twitter at https://twitter.com/midwestphp or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/midwestconf to stay up to date with the lates news from Midwest PHP.

PHP 5.6.27 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.27. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.27 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.12 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.12. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.12 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 3. This release is the third release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 3 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The fourth release candidate will be released on the 13th of October. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP UK Conference 2017

PHP UK Conference 2017 Call for Papers

PHP UK Conference 2017 Call for Papers
Open until: October 17th 2016 6pm GMT

The PHP UK Conference 2017 Call for Papers is now open!

We are looking for talks relating to any non-basic aspect of the PHP programming language, be it mainstream, advanced, niche or non-technical. We are looking for real 'wow' talks that are fresh and inspiring about cutting edge topics or new perspectives on common problems. The audience will be from all backgrounds varying in skill level from beginner to intermediate to advanced, so talks varying widely in topic and skill levels are required. Most of all we want speakers who have a deep knowledge about the topics they are proposing and can't wait to share that knowledge with a whole group of of eager listeners. Tell us what you're most passionate about and why we should be passionate about it as well.

  • Inclusive and anonymous selection process
  • Full speaker package so you can attend the whole conference
  • Over 700 attendees from all over the world

For more information and to submit a paper visit our web site phpconference.co.uk/speakers

PHP UK Conference will be held on February 16-17, 2017 at the Brewery Conference Centre in London.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 2. This release is the second release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 2 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The third release candidate will be released on the 29th of September. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.26 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.26. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.26 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.11 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.11. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.11 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

php[world] 2016

php[world] 2016

The team behind php[architect] magazine are excited to announce the full schedule for our Fall conference: php[world] 2016 coming up from November 14-18 in Washington, D.C.

This conference will be our biggest yet, featuring 60 sessions, 10 workshops, and 5 one and two-day training classes. Not to mention 5 amazing keynotes from leaders in the PHP community, and a special keynote by developers from NPR Radio to talk about their experiences with PHP.

You will find that php[world] is truly a conference like no other, as it's designed to bring the core PHP community together with the various application and framework communities to spend a week learning from each other. We have dedicated tracks for WordPress, Drupal, Laravel, Symfony, Magento, Zend Framework, and CakePHP, while also being having plenty of talks on related topics such as Design, JavaScript, and improving as a developer.

We look forward to seeing you again at php[world] this fall for an amazing conference!

PHPBenelux Conference 2017

PHPBenelux Conference 2017 CfP Opened

PHPBenelux Conference 2017 is an annual PHP oriented conference in Antwerp, Belgium and will take place on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 2017. We offer two days of stellar tutorials and talks, epic social events and a lineup of the best local and international businesses involved with PHP.

We like to invite speakers to submit their tutorials and talks at PHPBenelux CFP. Follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook to stay updated with news from the PHPBenelux crew.

PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Release Candidate 1. This release is the first release candidate for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Release Candidate 1 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The second release candidate will be released on the 15th of September. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

ScotlandPHP 2016

ScotlandPHP 2016

Introducing Scotland's first and best PHP conference. ScotlandPHP is a one-day conference, being held on Saturday October 29th 2016 in our nation's capital, Edinburgh. The conference venue is the super-awesome Dynamic Earth, in the spectacular surroundings of Holyrood Park and Edinburgh's historic Old Town.

There will be two tracks across the day, packed with the best speakers around and bookended by keynotes from world class speakers: Anthony Ferrara and Jessica Rose.

Visit the ScotlandPHP Conference website for further details and to purchase tickets.

ConFoo March 8-10, 2017 in Montreal, Canada

ConFoo Montreal 2017 Calling for Papers

Want to get your web development ideas in front of a live audience? The call for papers for the ConFoo Montreal 2017 web developer conference is open! If you have a burning desire to hold forth about PHP, databases, JavaScript, or any other web development topics, we want to see your proposals. The window is open only from August 21 to September 20, 2016, so hurry. An added benefit: If your proposal is selected and you live outside of the Montreal area, we will cover your travel and hotel.

You’ll have 45 minutes to wow the crowd, with 35 minutes for your topic and 10 minutes for Q&A. We can’t wait to see your proposals. Knock us out!

ConFoo Montreal will be held on March 8-10, 2017. For those of you who already know about our conference, be aware that this annual tradition will still be running in addition to ConFoo Vancouver. Visit our site to learn more about both events.

Bulgaria PHP Conference 2016

Bulgaria PHP Conference 2016

Bulgaria PHP Conference is the premier PHP conference, gathering PHP and frontend developers and engineers from all around Europe. Co-organized by the Bulgaria PHP User Group and SiteGround web hosting, the conference is bringing internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry to talk about APIs, Frameworks, Security, Testing, Continuous Integration, and much more!

Highlights:

  • 500+ passionate attendees
  • 27 world renowned speakers
  • 4 practical workshops
  • 3 actioned-packed days
  • 1 legendary after party
  • Games, JeoPHPardy, Hackaton
  • Amazing food, swag and gifts inlcuded

Get your discounted ticket today. Price increases to the regular one (129 EUR) on September 1, 2016.

Still not convinced? Here are several reasons to head to Sofia for Bulgaria PHP Conference.

PHP 7.1.0 Beta 3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Beta 3. This release is the last beta for 7.1.0. 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!

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 7.1.0 Beta 3 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The first release candidate will be released on the 1st of September. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.25 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.25. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.25 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.10 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.10. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.10 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

SunshinePHP 2017

SunshinePHP 2017 CFP Started

We are happy to announce the CFP for SunshinePHP 2017 has launched at https://cfp.sunshinephp.com where we will accept talk submissions until September 30th, 2016.

SunshinePHP hit it's 5th year and will happen from February 2nd to 4th, 2017 in sunny Miami, Florida. As one of the largest community conferences in the U.S. there is no doubt the schedule will be amazing this year. We will have a full tutorial day featuring 3-hour sessions followed by 2 days of 1-hour talks and inspirational keynotes.

Ticket sales will start soon at SunshinePHP.com

ZendCon 2016

ZendCon 2016

With over 250 million PHP applications and websites driven by a global community of more than 5 million active developers, ZendCon 2016 brings you a curated selection of the best experts, training, and networking opportunities to help you become a PHP authority.

In its 12th year, ZendCon offers authoritative sessions, in-depth technical tutorials, exhibit hall activities, and informal opportunities to spotlight the best in enterprise PHP development, the latest for PHP 7, and innovations on many open source technologies related to the web.

Experience web development with the very best to accelerate great PHP.

Register Now at http://www.zendcon.com/register-now

PHP 7.1.0 Beta 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Beta 2. This release is the second beta for 7.1.0. 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!

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

The third and last beta will be released on the 18th of August. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.24 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.24. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.24 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.5.38 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.38. This is a security release that fixes some security related bugs.

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

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.38 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

Note that according to our release schedule, PHP 5.5.38 is the last release of the PHP 5.5 branch. There may be additional release if we discover important security issues that warrant it, otherwise this release will be the final one in the PHP 5.5 branch. If your PHP installation is based on PHP 5.5, it may be a good time to start making the plans for the upgrade to PHP 5.6 or PHP 7.0.

PHP 7.0.9 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.9. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release, including the HTTP_PROXY issue. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.9 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.1.0 Beta 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Beta 1. This release is the first beta for 7.1.0. 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 7.1.0 Beta 1 builds on previous releases with:

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

The second beta will be released on the 8th of August. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 3. This release is the last alpha for 7.1.0. 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 7.1.0 Alpha 3 builds on previous releases with:

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 7.1.0 Alpha 3 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The first beta will be released on the 21st of July. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 2. This is the second alpha release for PHP 7.1.0. 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!

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

The first beta will be released on the 7th of July. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.5.37 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.37. This is a security release, several security bugs were fixed. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.37 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.23 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.23. Several bugs were fixed in this release, including security-related ones. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.23 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.8 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.8. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.8 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

International PHP Conference 2016 - fall edition

International PHP Conference 2016 - fall edition

The International PHP Conference is the world's first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade for top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. At the IPC, internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies. Here is the place where concepts emerge and ideas are born - the IPC signifies knowledge transfer at highest level.

All delegates of the International PHP Conference have, in addition to PHP program, free access to the entire range of the WebTechCon taking place at the same time.

Basic facts:

Date: October 23 - 27, 2016

Location: Holiday Inn City Centre, Munich

Highlights:

  • 90+ best practice sessions
  • Cool PHP & the Gang: 60+ international top speakers
  • PHPower: Hands-on Power Workshops
  • Expo with exciting exhibitors
  • Conference Combo: Visit the WebTechCon For Free
  • All inclusive: Changing buffets, snacks & refreshing drinks
  • Official certificate for attendees
  • Free Swag: Developer bag, T-Shirt, magazines etc.
  • Exclusive networking events

Topics:

  • Core PHP / PHP 7
  • PHP Frameworks
  • Scaling & Performance
  • Security
  • Testing & Quality
  • Architecture
  • JavaScript & Frameworks
  • Agile
  • Continuous Delivery
  • DevOps
  • Continuous Delivery / DevOps
  • Cloud
  • Open Web Technologies

For further information on the International PHP Conference visit: www.phpconference.com

PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1. This release marks the beginning of the first minor release in the PHP 7.x 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 7.1.0 Alpha 1 comes with features such as (incomplete list):

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 7.1.0 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 23rd of June. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

DevConf 2016

DevConf 2016

DevConf 2016 in Moscow, Russia on June 17-18.

DevConf is the ultimate meeting place for russian-speaking web-developers, combining several language-specific conferences under one roof. This year the conference will take place in Skolkovo Moscow School of Management.

DevConf 2016 will include the following sections:

  • DevConf::PHP();
  • DevConf::Python();
  • DevConf::Javascript();
  • DevConf::Storage();
  • DevConf::Golang();
  • DevConf::DevOps();
  • DevConf::Ruby();

Each section will feature several talks from the active contributors/authors of the language. Among the invited speakers are Dmitry Stogov (Zend), Ekaterina Marshalkina (Drupal), Eduard Medvedev (StackStorm), Alexander Alekseev (Postgres Professional), Sergey Petrunya (MariaDB), Vasily Soshnikov (Mail.Ru), Nik Zavarnickiy (LuaJIT), Anton Shramko (Rust), Valentin Bartenev (NGINX) and speakers from Lazada, Oracle and other companies. See more details on the official website.

Madison PHP Conference 2016

Madison PHP Conference 2016 Call For Papers

We are excited to announce that the Call for Papers has opened for Madison PHP Conference 2016.

Join us on Friday, September 30th, 2016 for a full day of tutorials followed by a three tracks of talks on Saturday, October 1st, 2016. Madison PHP Conference in Madison, Wisconsin 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 two days of networking, learning, sharing, and great fun!

php[world] 2016

php[world] 2016 Call for Speakers

We are excited to announce that the Call for Speakers has opened for php[world] 2016.

Now in its 3rd year, php[world] is the conference designed to bring the entire world of PHP together in one place, with dedicated tracks for the biggest applications and frameworks in the PHP community such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla!, Symfony, Zend Framework, CakePHP, and Laravel.

We need to hear from you what you want to speak about though. Talks that fit any of those frameworks or are related to PHP development are all welcome. We offer a comprehensive speakers package to make sure that our presenters aren't put out financially for the event, including:

  • Airfare coverage ($400 domestic, $1000 international)
  • Hotel room (1 night + 1 per accepted talk)
  • Free ticket to the conference
  • Most meals included!

Don't hesitate, our Call for Speakers is only open for 3 weeks and closes on June 24th, 2016. So get those submissions in soon, we look forward to hearing from you!

The 4th Annual China PHP Conference

The 4th Annual China PHP Conference

The 4th Annual China PHP Conference – June 25 to 26, Shanghai

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.

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

Go to www.phpconchina.com for tickets and more information.

PHP 5.6.22 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.22. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.22 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.5.36 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.36. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.36 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.7 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.7. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.7 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

ConFoo December 5-7, 2016 in Vancouver

ConFoo Vancouver 2016 Calling for Papers

We are happy to open the call for papers of ConFoo Vancouver 2016! If you are interested in speaking about PHP or other web development topics, please submit until June 6th. We will cover travel and hotel for the speakers who require it.

ConFoo Vancouver will be held on December 5-7, 2016. For those who are familiar with ConFoo Montreal, that conference will still be running annually in addition to Vancouver. Visit our site to learn more about the event.

Talks are 35 minutes for the topic and 10 minutes for Q&A, for a total of 45 minutes. We are eagerly expecting your proposals!

PHPConf.Asia 2016

Announcing PHPConf.Asia 2016. CFP Opens Now!

Announcing PHPConf.Asia 2016 - The Pan-Asian PHP Conference - CFP Opens Now

The second pan-Asian PHP conference will take place between 22nd and 24th August 2016 in Singapore - the Garden City of the East! Monday, 22nd August 2016 will be a Tutorial day. Followed by 2 days of Conference.

Come and meet with the fastest growing PHP communities in Asia. More than 300 attendees are expected in this single track conference.

CFP Opens Now!. Hop over to http://2016.phpconf.asia for more details.

PHP 7.0.6 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.6. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release, including

  • CVE-2016-3078
  • CVE-2016-3074

All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.6 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.21 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.21. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release.

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

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.21 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.5.35 Release

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.35. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release.

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

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.35 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

phpDay

phpDay 2016

The Italian PHP user group GrUSP is pleased to announce the 13th edition of the Italian phpDay conference, taking place on May 13th and 14th, 2016 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.
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CakeFest 2016 - The CakePHP Conference

Every summer we hold our annual conference dedicated to CakePHP. For the past 11 years, the framework has been a benchmark for PHP development, providing developers with a full stack MVC solution to build powerful applications which scale. This, coupled with an amazing community backing and thousands of plugins, makes CakePHP the number one choice for those who love code.

That's why we ask you join us at CakeFest 2016 which will be running from May 26th till May 29th, and experience open source at it's very best! As always, CakeFest will consist of a two day workshop (At beginner and advanced levels) and a two day conference. This year we are in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

The workshop sessions at CakeFest are an ideal way to learn CakePHP whether you are just starting out, or you are a seasoned developer. They are also a great way to get up to speed with the latest versions and innovations within the framework. All this, directly from the core developers themselves! The workshops will be on May 26th and May 27th.

Comprising two jam-packed days of presentations, discussions and talks on CakePHP related technologies. The conference portion of CakeFest is an event not to miss, for both new and old users of the framework. The conference will be on May 28th and May 29th and we have some fantastic speakers lined up.

Tickets are selling fast, so you better grab yours while you still can!

PHP 5.6.20 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.20. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.20 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHPSerbia Conference 2016

PHPSerbia Conference 2016

Conference that delivers high-value technical content about PHP and related web technologies, architecture, best practices and testing. Two days of amazing talks by some of the most prominent experts and professionals in the PHP world in a comfortable and professional setting.

At PHPSerbia Conference, you’ll have the unique opportunity to learn about the latest development trends and innovations, as well as to network with fellow attendees and the speakers.

conf2016.phpsrbija.rs

PHP 5.5.34 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.34. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.34 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 7.0.5 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.5. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.5 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

China PHP conference 2016

China PHP conference 2016

DevLink is pleased to announce the China PHP Conference 2016.

DevLink is a group dedicated to helping developers continuous improvement. China PHP Conference 2016 face to senior PHP programmers, found for better communication in China. It will be held on 5.14-5.15 2016 for a two-days in Beijing, and we have invited Rasums Lerdorf, Xinchen Hui and other best PHP experts as speakers. There're over 10 topics foucus on PHP performance optimization in the Alibaba double-11 events; PHP development of big data analysis; Swoole cluster development, and SOA applications programming; upgraded to PHP7 experience of enterprise application.

There will be more than 700 senior PHP programmers and technical managers come to attend the conference.

Go to devlink.cn for tickets and more information, we are looking forward to seeing you in Beijing!

PHPTour 2016

After Nantes, Lille, Lyon,and Luxembourg-City, this year the PHP Tour, the itinerant conference organized by the French PHP users group, goes to Clermont-Ferrand, a lovely city surrounded by volcanoes. Helped by Clermont'ech, a local developers organization, AFUP is happy to welcome you on May 23rd and 24th at the Polydome convention centre.

This year, part of the program will focus on performance. "The big don't eat the little, the fast eat the slow" (Eberhard von Kuenheim, BMW)

With more and more business-critical applications, performance becomes decisive. HHVM and PHP 7 make PHP better than ever. The engine put aside, there are many different ways to improve the overall performances of PHP applications: database access, hardware infrastructure, software architecture, caching, and so on...

2 days of talks and workshops for PHP lovers community !

www.phptour.org

PHP 5.6.19 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.19. This is a security release in which several security bugs were fixed. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.19 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 5.5.33 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.33. This is a security release in which two security bugs were fixed. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.33 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 7.0.4 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.4. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.4 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHPKonf: Istanbul PHP Conference 2016

PHPKonf: Istanbul PHP Conference 2016

Istanbul PHP User Group is proud to announce that the PHPKonf 2016! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. Join us on 21st/22nd of May for a two day, double track conference in ancient city Istanbul! We’ve something for every level of PHP developer with 2 keynotes, 28 talks and 2 panels.

For tickets and more information: http://phpkonf.org
php[tek] 2016

php[tek] 2016

The team at php[architect] is excited this year to bring you the 11th edition of one of the longest running PHP conference in the world: php[tek] 2016 — running from May 23th-27th.

This year we have moved the conference to a bigger venue, in St. Louis, in order to expand this year and for years to come.

We've finally announced our schedule for the year and will be featuring:

  • A two-day long PHP Essentials Training Class
  • 2 different full-day training classes (on Laravel & Web Security)
  • 6 half-day tutorial session
  • 46 sessions
  • ... and 3 amazing keynotes by community members!

We also are planning lots of great activities to let you mingle with the community, get to know the speakers, and make connections that will last the year through.

Join us at: https://tek.phparch.com

Midwest PHP 2016 Conference

Midwest PHP 2016 Conference

Midwest PHP 2016 Conference is launching into its fourth year in Minneapolis, MN. Once again this year, Midwest PHP is bringing leading experts from around the world to talk about APIs, Frameworks, Security, 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 4-5th for great talks, great people, and of course great food!

Don’t wait until it’s too late to come to this fantastic conference. Last year was a sell out year and this year we are expecting an even higher demand for tickets. Register today at http://2016.midwestphp.org/register and we look forward to seeing you there.

Make sure to allow follow us on twitter at https://twitter.com/midwestphp or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/midwestconf.

PHP 5.6.18 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.18. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.18 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 5.5.32 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.32. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.32 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 7.0.3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.3. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.3 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

NortheastPHP 2016

NortheastPHP Conference CfP Opens

The team at NortheastPHP is excited to annouce that the Call for Speakers is open for our 2016 conference.

This 5th annual conference that is focused on community is moving to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island! We have a number of other updates that will be announced in the coming months as well.

For now, we want to hear from you! We want to hear what talk ideas you have. Without our speakers, there would be no conference. We offer a very comprehensive speakers package as well.

Don't hesitate! Our Call for Speakers will be closed before you know it. So you only have a short time to get those submissions in. We look forward to hearing from you!

http://2016.northeastphp.org/call-for-papers/

International PHP Conference 2016

International PHP Conference 2016

The International PHP Conference is the world's first PHP conference and stands since more than a decade for top-notch pragmatic expertise in PHP and web technologies. At the IPC, internationally renowned experts from the PHP industry meet up with PHP users and developers from large and small companies. Here is the place where concepts emerge and ideas are born - the IPC signifies knowledge transfer at highest level.

All delegates of the International PHP Conference have, in addition to PHP program, free access to the entire range of the webinale taking place at the same time.

Basic facts:

Date: May 29 - June 2, 2016

Location: Maritim proArte Hotel, Berlin

Highlights:

  • 90+ best practice sessions
  • Cool PHP & the Gang: 60+ international top speakers
  • PHPower: Hands-on Power Workshops
  • Expo with exiting exhibitors
  • Conference Combo: Visit the webinale For Free
  • All inclusive: Changing buffets, snacks & refreshing drinks
  • Official certificate for attendees
  • Free Swag: Developer bag, T-Shirt, magazines etc.
  • Exclusive networking events

Topics:

  • Core PHP / PHP 7
  • Security
  • Testing & Quality
  • Scaling & Performance
  • PHP Frameworks
  • Architecture
  • Cloud
  • Agile
  • JavaScript & Frameworks
  • AngularJS
  • Offline Strategies
  • API Design
  • Continuous Delivery / DevOps
  • HTML5 & CSS
  • Responsive Design
  • Open Web Technologies

For further information on International PHP Conference's sessions and speakers visit: www.phpconference.com

PHP 5.6.17 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.17. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.17 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 5.5.31 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.31. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.31 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 7.0.2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.2. 31 reported bugs has been fixed, including 6 security related issues. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.2 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

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