Author Archives: Matthew Weier O'Phinney

About Matthew Weier O'Phinney

Matthew is a Principal Engineer at Zend Technologies. He is currently project lead for both Zend Framework and Apigility; a Zend Certified Engineer; and a member of the Zend Education Advisory Board, the group responsible for authoring the Zend Certification Exam. He contributes to a number of open source projects, blogs on PHP-related topics, and presents talks and tutorials related to PHP development and the projects to which he contributes. You can read more of his thoughts on his blog, mwop.net/blog.

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc7 Released!

Evidently, when you say something is “the last”, or “stable”, that’s when folks actually start testing. Such was the case when, two days ago, we released Zend Framework 2.0.0rc6. Overnight, we got a ton of patches submitted, and a number of them were targetting not simply differences in expectations, but actual issues in the code. As such, we’re announcing the… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc6 Released!

The Zend Framework community is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Zend Framework 2.0.0rc6! Packages and installation instructions are available at: http://packages.zendframework.com/ We’ve been releasing release candidates weekly since mid-July. At this time, RC6 is slated to be the last release candidate before shipping a stable version. RC6 has continued the cycle of decreasing numbers of pull requests, lending… Read more »

Zend Framework 1.12.0 Stable Released!

After four release candidates and months of effort by contributors and community members, the Zend Framework team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 1.12.0, the first stable release in the 1.12 series You can download from the following locations: http://framework.zend.com/download/latest This release primarily includes bug fixes and minor updates, but also has several new features. Zend_Loader changes… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc5 Released!

We’ve tagged, created and pushed packages, and I’m pleased to announce that the fifth release candidate of ZF2, Zend Framework 2.0.0rc5, is now available! http://packages.zendframework.com/ Release candidates are now happening weekly, and will continue until we feel the code is stable; we anticipate that we should soon have a stable release. Since last Friday, we’ve managed over 20 pull requests… Read more »

Zend Framework 1.11.13 and 1.12.0rc4 Released!

The Zend Framework team announces the immediate availability of Zend Framework’s 1.11.13 release, the thirteenth maintenance release in the 1.11 series, and 1.12.0rc4, our fourth (and likely last) release candidate for the 1.12 series. Downloads are available at: http://framework.zend.com/download/latest These releases include important security fixes. Several components were found to contain additional XML eXternal Entity (XXE) injection vulnerabilities (in addition to the… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc4 Released!

We’ve tagged, created and pushed packages, and I’m pleased to announce that the fourth release candidate of ZF2, Zend Framework 2.0.0rc4, is now available! http://packages.zendframework.com/ Release candidates are now happening weekly, and will continue until we feel the code is stable; we anticipate that in the next couple weeks, we should have a stable release. In the past week, we’ve… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc2 Released!

We’ve tagged, created and pushed packages, and can finally announce that the second release candidate of ZF2, Zend Framework 2.0.0rc2, is now available! http://packages.zendframework.com/ Release candidates are now happening weekly, and will continue until we feel the code is stable; we anticipate that by the end of the month, we should have a stable release. In the past week, we’ve… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0rc1 Released!

We’ve tagged, created and pushed packages, and can finally announce that the first release candidate of ZF2, Zend Framework 2.0.0rc1, is now available! http://packages.zendframework.com/ This marks the first stable API for ZF2. From this point forward, we plan to only address critical bugfixes and to create more and better documentation for the final release. Our plan is to do an RC weekly until we feel… Read more »

Zend Framework 2.0.0beta5 Released!

We’ve just pushed the bits for beta5 of ZF2, and packages are now available: http://packages.zendframework.com/ New features in this release include: New Zend\Escaper component, which provides context-specific escaping mechanisms for HTML, HTML attributes, CSS, JavaScript, and URLs. This feature has been integrated into the view layer as well. New Zend\I18n component, replacing the legacy ZF1 i18n/L10n layer, and leveraging PHP’s… Read more »

Zend Framework 1.11.12 Released!

The Zend Framework team announces the immediate availability of Zend Framework’s 1.11.12 release, the twelfth maintenance release in the 1.11 series. This release includes an important security fix for Zend_XmlRpc; if you are using Zend_XmlRpc, we strongly urge you to upgrade immediately. More information is included below, under the heading “Security Announcement.” 1.11.12 includes almost 80 bug fixes and may be downloaded from the… Read more »