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PHP Digest: PHP Goes to Mobile Platforms, Bitbucket Update, 5 Reasons to Try Codeception and Much More


Let's see what's happening in the PHP world! The hottest news are brought to you by Zfort Group development team.

News and Releases:

PHP v.5.3.18 and v.5.4.8 are released. – More than 20 bugs are fixed. All PHP users are recommended to make an upgrade.

PHP 5.5 is not far off – the message posted by David Soria Para, PHP 5.4 release manager, tells us about his plans for PHP 5.5. Julien Pauli is appointed to be the release manager of the new version. Approximate release date is February-March 2013. Innovations will be detailed in the next sections.

PHP is coming to mobile platforms. – Article is based on an interview with Andy Gutmans. The full details will be announced at Zend’s conference in Silicon Valley on 22-25 October.

Web & PHP 7th Issue is released. – The following topics are discussed: introduction into scaling for Big Data, how to be an open source rockstar in 7 easy steps, PHP security for the real world, developing Web Applications in Haskell, speed up your applications using IIS & WinCache.

CodeIgniter 2.1.3 Released – CodeIgniter 2.1.3 has released, bringing some additional security and enhancements to the 2.x stable version. In particular, CodeIgniter 2.1.3 improves IP address resolution in the Input class, preventing spoofing that was possible under certain circumstances

Great update to Bitbucket – The Bitbucket team is unveiling a brand new, redesigned Bitbucket. 


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