The Zend Framework team announces the immediate availability of a
beta release of version 1.9.0:
Note that because these packages are not stable, they will not be
found on the zend.com CDN; please scroll to the bottom of the above page to
find links to this release.
In preparation for this beta release, we have spent some time reviewing and
polishing our test suite to ensure maximum stability, and also to provide
compatibility with PHP 5.3. Note that at this time, we are not
utilizing PHP 5.3-specific features, but only ensuring that Zend Framework
will run without issues on PHP 5.3. This support is not yet complete, but
will be in time for the final 1.9.0 release.
This beta release showcases many of the new features that will be
available in the upcoming stable release:
Zend_Controller_Plugin_PutHandler, which aid in providing
RESTful resources via the MVC layer.
Zend_Feed_Reader, which provides a common API to RSS and
Atom feeds, as well as extensions to each format, caching, and a slew of
provide the ability to use local and remote messaging and queue services for
offloading asynchronous processes.
Zend_Db_Tableupdates to allow using
Zend_Db_Tableas a concrete class by passing it one or more
table definitions via the constructor.
Zend_Test_PHPUnit_Db, which provides
support for PHPUnit’s DBUnit support, allowing developers to do functional
and integration testing against databases using data fixtures.
- Annotation processing support for
Zend_Pdf, as well as
Zend_Dojocustom build layer support.
writing to your system log.
- Several new view helpers, including
Again, this is a beta release; do not use it in production
We hope to provide our initial release candidate early next week, so please
test now so we can take care of any lingering issues in the existing