The Zend Framework team has just released Expressive 1.0.0 STABLE! Expressive is a PSR-7 middleware microframework, built for speed and flexibility. Use it to build APIs and websites, from small to large! You can read more about the release on the Zend Framework blog; the project also has a dedicated documentation site.
The Zend Framework team has announced a high-level overview of their plans for Zend Framework 3 today. The plans include: Separating components into individual, versioned projects. Updating the existing full-stack MVC framework to depend on the newly independent components for better reuse and simplicity. ZF2 MVC applications will have a documented upgrade path to ZF3 requiring minimal changes. Embracing middleware runtime patterns… Read more »
The Zend Framework community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of: Zend Framework 1.12.0 Zend Framework 2.2.9 Zend Framework 2.3.4 All releases are available at: http://framework.zend.com/downloads/latest Versions 2.2.9 and 2.3.4 also include security fixes, and we strongly encourage users of the 2.2 and 2.3 series to upgrade. 1.12.10 Zend Framework 1.12 is in maintenance mode, but that has not… Read more »
p. This area is intended for everyone new to PHP. It opens with a series of informal, entertaining tutorials written by Vikram Vaswani, founder and CEO of Melonfire. These tutorials build on a previously-published 5-part series which has now been updated and extended to embrace PHP 5, making parts of it suitable for those of you who already have worked with PHP 4 in the past.
Way back on 12-30-2010 (if you kiddies can remember that far back) a serious problem was found and reported in all versions of PHP. The fix is now available and ready for deployment. Click on in, I’ve got the URLs around here somewhere.
We are actively recruiting participants to take place in a developer event (“Dev Derby”) that pits one language against others. It is a day-long programming challenge where teams of developers work to create an application serving a real-world need. Five teams will represent different programming languages—PHP, C#, Ruby, ColdFusion, and Java—to produce a demo application that will be released as open source software.
If you know Matthew Weier O’Phinney (MWOP) then you have probably already read this post. If you don’t know him, click on in and I’ll give you the low-down.
Nick Belhomme has written a great namespaces primer over on his blog. Click on in and I’ll show you why it is important to you.
Ah, the smell of fresh code permeates the web as the core developers of PHP announce the release of two new versions, 5.3.3 and 5.2.14. Click on through for the highlights and link goodness.
Most PHP frameworks natively support the separation of interface and business logic. However, if your project is small enough that you don’t need a framework (or if you just don’t like them), you can still achieve the same benefits by using a standalone template engine. In this article, I’ll introduce you to one such engine, which goes by the rather unique name of Dwoo.