News Archive - 2017

Here are the most important news items we have published in 2017 on PHP.net.


PHP 7.1.3 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.3. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 7.1 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.3 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.

PHP 7.0.17 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.17. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.17 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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PHP Unicorn Conference (Online)

The PHP Unicorn Conference is an online conference dedicated to the programming language PHP. You’ll see talks from some of the world’s more recognizable PHP experts; speaking talent so rare, we call them Unicorns.

It is true there are many great PHP conferences happening around the world and you should go to as many as can, but if you have a hard time getting to one or can’t spare the time, why not let the conference come to you? The PHP Unicorn Conference comes streaming right to your computer, wherever in the world you might be.

So, join us online on May 4, 2017 for an all-day, can’t miss PHP event and hang out with some PHP Unicorns!!!

Call for Papers closes March 26th, 2017. The PHP Unicorn Conference offers speaker compensation of $500 USD per speaker. To submit a talk, please visit: https://www.papercall.io/phpunicorn.

ZendCon 2017

ZendCon 2017 CFP Started

We are happy to announce the CFP for ZendCon 2017 has launched at https://cfp.zendcon.com where we will accept talk submissions until April 14th, 2017.

With over 250 million PHP applications driven by a global community of more than 5 million active developers and all enterprises adopting open source software, ZendCon 2017 brings you a curated selection of the best experts, training, and networking opportunities to embrace this vast ecosystem.

Take advantage of unique opportunities to attend a wide variety of in-depth technical sessions, participate in exhibit hall activities, and connect with experts. Learn about the best in enterprise PHP and open source development, focusing on the latest for PHP 7, the evolution of frameworks and tools, API excellence, and innovation on many open source technologies related to the web.

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

Come and enjoy ZendCon 2017 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

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

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Madison PHP Conference 2017

Join us on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 for a full day of tutorials followed by three tracks of amazing talks on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Now in its fifth year, Madison PHP Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, USA focuses on PHP, related web technologies, and professional development - everything you need to energize your career. This event is organized by the locally-run Madison PHP user group and is designed to offer something for attendees at all skill levels. Madison PHP Conference 2017 will be two days of networking, learning, sharing, and great fun!

The Call for Papers will be open until April 30th, 2017. Madison PHP Conference offers reimbursement for travel and accommodations. To view the full speaker package and to submit a talk, please visit: http://cfp.madisonphpconference.com.

Have you ever thought about giving a talk at a user group or at a conference but weren't sure what to talk about? Weren't sure how to format your slides? Weren't sure where to even start? Learn some tips for finding a topic, creating your talk, and engaging your audience at our speaker's workshop:
Speaking at a Conference or User Group
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 7:00 PM
RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/madisonphp/events/233865912/

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Madison PHP Conference 2017

Join us on Friday, September 22nd, 2017 for a full day of tutorials followed by three tracks of amazing talks on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017. Now in its fifth year, Madison PHP Conference in Madison, Wisconsin, USA focuses on PHP, related web technologies, and professional development - everything you need to energize your career. This event is organized by the locally-run Madison PHP user group and is designed to offer something for attendees at all skill levels. Madison PHP Conference 2017 will be two days of networking, learning, sharing, and great fun!

CakeFest 2017

CakeFest 2017 NYC, the Official CakePHP Conference

CakeFest is organized for developers, managers and interested newcomers alike. Bringing a world of unique skill and talent together in a celebration and learning environment around the worlds most popular PHP framework.

Celebrating over eleven years of success in the PHP and web development community, CakePHP’s 2017 conference will be an event not to miss.

With two workshop days (8th/9th June) as well as two jam-packed conference days (10th/11th June), this is an open source conference not to miss out on!

CakeFest is on the lookout for sponsors - keen for more information? Contact us via CakeFest@cakephp.org for more!

Are you a speaker looking for a new and interesting conference to speak at? CakeFest 2017 NYC is the place for you! A lot of things interest us, so why not come join in! CFP closes 15th March and Speakers will be announced before 31st March 2017

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

PHP 7.1.2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.2. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 7.1 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.2 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.

PHP 7.0.16 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.16. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.16 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[tek] 2017

php[tek] 2017: Atlanta

We are excited to announce the full schedule for the 12th edition of php[tek] 2017, the longest running community focused PHP conference. This year taking place from May 24-26 in Atlanta, GA.

There is an amazing schedule that has been put together for you, including:

  • 4 Full-day Training Classes
  • 8 Hands-on Workshops
  • 40 Breakout Sessions
  • 6 Keynotes

This is all being provided by 40 different speakers from around the world, including speakers from companies like Slack, Oracle, MongoDB, Etsy, Rackspace, IBM, Salesforce, GitLab, AOL, and much much more.

We sincerely look forward to seeing you in Atlanta this May! It's going to be the best php[tek] ever!

PHP 5.6.30 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.30. 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.

According to our release calendar, this PHP 5.6 version is the last planned release that contains regular bugfixes. All the consequent releases will contain only security-relevant fixes, for the term of two years. PHP 5.6 users that need further bugfixes are encouraged to upgrade to PHP 7.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.30 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 7.0.15 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.15. 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 7.0.15 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 7.1.1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.1. Several bugs have been fixed. All PHP 7.1 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.1 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 2017

PHPKonf: Istanbul PHP Conference 2017

Istanbul PHP User Group is proud to announce that the PHPKonf 2017! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. Join us on 20th of May for a multi-track conference in ancient city Istanbul! We’ve something for every level of PHP developer with 1 keynotes, 14 talks.

For call for papers and more information: http://phpkonf.org
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