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PHPKonf İstanbul PHP Conference 2015
İstanbul PHP User Group is proud to announce that the PHPKonf 2015! We'll host some of the best speakers, awesome talk topics, latest technologies, and up to date news in PHP. Join us on 25/26 of July for a two day, double track conference in ancient city Istanbul! We’ve something for every level of PHP developer with 2 keynotes, 29 talks and 2 panels.
For tickets and more information: http://phpkonf.org
php[world] 2015 Schedule Announced
The team at php[architect] is excited to announce the schedule for php[world] 2015! As always our conference is designed to bring all the various PHP communities together in one place to learn from each other. We will have separate tracks for PHP, Drupal, WordPress, Magento, Joomla!, Zend Framework, Symfony, Laravel, and CakePHP.
This year we are expanding the conference to 6 concurrent sessions so that we can cover even more material. Join us for this very unique event from November 16th through November 20th.
- 5 day-long training sessions
- 12 separate tutorials
- 5 keynotes
- 60 conference sessions
- ... 5 amazing days ...
AFUP ForumPHP 2015
Come and join us at Forum PHP 2015, our annual conference gathering all PHP and Open Source communities, pros and PHP lovers.
This year, the event will be held at Beffroi de Montrouge, on November, 23rd and 24th.
“PHP’s 20th anniversary : 20 years of web, 20 years of global success, 20 years of innovation”
In 1995, Rasmus Lerdorf started creating PHP. 20 years later, 80% of websites in the world use the language. Celebrate with us this worldwide success, during 2 days, 3 tracks, and all the best developers involved in PHP7 !
The call for papers is open until August, 15th: http://www.afup.org/pages/forumphp2015/appel-a-conferenciers-en.php
PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 2 Released
The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of
PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 2. This is the second pre-release of the new PHP 7
major series. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully,
and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system.
THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!
Alpha 2 introduces the new Throwable interface and changes to the Exception hierarchy
and about 25 bug fixes reported since the first alpha.
PHP 7.0.0 comes with new version of the Zend Engine with features such as (incomplete list):
- Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6
- Consistent 64-bit support
- Many fatal errors are now Exceptions
- Removal of old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions
- The null coalescing operator (??)
- Combined comparison Operator (<=>)
- Return Type Declarations
- Scalar Type Declarations
- Anonymous Classes
For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the
NEWS file, or the
for a complete list of upgrading notes. These files can also be found in the release archive.
For source downloads of PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 2 please visit
the download page, Windows source and binaries
can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.
The next release will be Beta 1, which is to be released on the 9th of July. You can also
read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.
Thank you for helping us make PHP better.
Madison PHP Conference 2015
Join us on Saturday, November 14th, 2015 for a one day, three track conference in Madison, Wisconsin, USA that focuses on PHP and related web technologies. This event is organized by Madison PHP and is designed to offer something to attendees at all skill levels. It will be a day of networking, learning, sharing, and great fun!
Our Call for Papers is open until August 4th, 2015: