Juozas Kaziukenas has a suggestion for all of those developers (and web applications) out there that are still resting back on their comfort zone of PHP 5.2 – don’t be afraid of PHP 5.3, the earlier the adoption the better!
The new release of PHP 5.3 brought many important additions and changes to PHP. Although longly awaited, some of the changes are not backwards compatible. To help convert your web application to 5.3, I am sharing a helpful script that quickly inspects your application for potential migration problems.
On the Symfony blog today Fabien Potencier answers the question “will Symfony 2.0 finally use PHP 5.3?”
I recently worked with PHP’s DOM XML extension while working on Zend Framework’s
Zend_Search_Lucene HTML highlighting capabilities, and uncovered some
undocumented features and issues with the extension in regards to character
encoding. The information contained in this article should also apply to
other libxml-based DOM implementations, as PHP’s DOM extension simply wraps
It’s about time for some more PHP Abstract! In this episode I sit around a table with Keith Casey and Cal Evans as we ramble on a bit discussing the future of PHP (including PHP 5.3 and PHP 6) as well as talking about the framework standards group that has been formed. This was recorded while at php|tek in Chicago, before PHP 5.3 was released.
Now that PHP 5.3 has been released and is ready for production use, it’s time to familiarize yourself with some of the new features that come with it. In this new tutorial from SitePoint they look at one of the more controversial additions – namespaces.
PHP 5.3 has recently been released and one of the new features in core is the
internationalization extension. It allows you to support a
multitude of languages and local formats much easier than before,
without having to learn all the tiny the details of local formats
The long awaited release of PHP 5.3 is finally here! Bask in the glory of all the new enhancements and go download it to start using it today!
There are many business web applications written in PHP4 that use the Informix module for data access. PHP4 is no longer supported and as a result will not be issued any more fixes or releases. Since version 5.2, the Informix module is no longer available for the PDO module.
In this article I’ll to describe how to compile and install the Informix module on the Zend Core 2.5 (PHP 5.2.6)