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PHP.net:
Release of PHP 5.6.12, 5.4.44 and 5.5.28
Aug 07, 2015 @ 08:49:54

The PHP.net site has announced the release of the latest versions of the current releases of the PHP language: PHP versions 5.6.12, 5.4.44 and 5.5.28.

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP [versions 5.6.12, 5.4.44 and 5.5.28]. 12 security-related issues were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

It's also pointed out that this 5.5.x release marks the first security-only bugfix release according to their release calendar. As always, you can get these latest versions from the downloads page or the windows.php.net site for the Windows binaries. You can view the full list of changes in these releases in the Changelog for each version.

tagged: language release bugfix security schedule php55 php54 php56

Link: http://php.net/archive/2015.php#id2015-08-06-4

Symfony Blog:
SymfonyCon Paris’ schedule is out!
Aug 06, 2015 @ 10:51:10

The Symfony blog has a post officially announcing the release of the SymfonyCon Paris schedule for their 2015 event (happening December 1st through 5th).

And here it is! After a month of deliberations and thoughts, we finally selected all the speakers for SymfonyCon Paris 2015! It’s been very difficult to choose among all the great talk proposals we received, thank you again to all the people who took the time to submit a talk idea. The complete schedule of the conference is out! For Symfony’s 10th birthday, be ready to listen to super exciting talks.

Speakers at this year's event include:

  • Nicolas Grekas (about Symfony 3)
  • Ryan Weaver (Symfony as a microframework)
  • Several members of the core team including Sarah Khalil, Benjamin Eberlei and Kris Wallsmith

You can find the full schedule on the SymfonyCon Paris website or just pick up your ticket now!

tagged: symfonyconparis15 speaker announcement schedule december conference

Link: http://symfony.com/blog/symfonycon-paris-schedule-is-out

Laravel News:
Laracon (US) Schedule Announced
Jul 07, 2015 @ 09:51:25

On the Laravel News site they've posted an announcement about the release of the Laracon US schedule for their 2015 event (happening August 11th and 12th).

Laracon US will be held next month in Lousiville KY and time is running out to get a ticket. Currently, 350+ have been sold and will be the biggest Laracon yet. The full schedule has now been posting on the Laracon site and the topics sound outstanding.

The list of sessions for this year's event include:

  • Matt Stauffer on Leveraging Laravel
  • Adam Wathan on Chasing “Perfect”
  • Jeffrey Way Things Laravel Made Me Believe
  • Brian Webb on Open Source and Company Culture
  • Yitzchok Willroth with Talmudic Maxims to maximize your growth as a developer

This year's event will also feature "Artisan Jeopardy" hosted by Jeremy Mikola, one session each day. If you're interested in attending, you can pick up your tickets now.

tagged: laracon15 laraconus schedule announcement kentucky laravel

Link: https://laravel-news.com/2015/07/laracon-schedule-announced/

Community News:
php[world] 2015 Schedule Announced
Jun 18, 2015 @ 12:07:23

The next php[world] conference is coming up in November of this year and they've just announced the full schedule for their 2015 event.

In keeping with the cross-community theme, they've gathered speakers from the general PHP, WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Zend Framework, Symfony and CakePHP communities together in one place. Sessions at this year's event include:

  • "HTTPS is Coming: Are You Prepared?"
  • "Test, Create, Secure, Repeat"
  • "Scrummy Bums: Adventures in Agile Process"
  • "Using Lessons Learned to Create Web-Manageable Symfony Apps"
  • "Invented Here: Migrating Legacy Data to Drupal 8"
  • "Magento 2 Dependency Injection, Interceptors, and You"
  • "Dev Divas: Amazing Women Who Shaped Computer Tech"

There's also keynotes from well known community members Andrew Nacin, Tessa Mero, Lorna Mitchell and Taylor Otwell. You can see the full lineup here and, if you want to pick up tickets of your own, you can do it directly from the site.

tagged: phpworld15 schedule announcement conference

Link: https://world.phparch.com/schedule/

NetTuts.com:
Building Your Startup With PHP: Scheduling a Meeting
Apr 21, 2015 @ 11:37:52

NetTuts.com continues its "Building Your Startup with PHP" series today in this latest post enhancing the application and allowing the user to add a meeting.

This tutorial is part of the Building Your Startup With PHP series on Tuts+. In this series, I'm guiding you through launching a startup from concept to reality using my Meeting Planner app as a real life example. Every step along the way, we'll release the Meeting Planner code as open source examples you can learn from. We'll also address startup-related business issues as they arise. All of the code for Meeting Planner is written in the Yii2 Framework for PHP.

In this new post (one of four that will deal with adding a meeting) they start by creating the initial meeting listing page that includes a description, last update date and icons linking to actions to perform on that meeting. Next up they create the "Create Meeting" form and the functionality behind the scenes to make it work. This includes some alerting functionality as well. Next is the functionality to invite people to the meetings, using autocomplete handling to make it easier to locate individuals. Following this they include code to add locations (integrating Google Maps), assigning a meeting time and adding additional notes.

tagged: startup tutorial series schedule meeting yii2 framework

Link: http://code.tutsplus.com/tutorials/building-your-startup-with-php-scheduling-a-meeting--cms-23252

Community News:
php[tek] 2015 Schedule Announced
Jan 26, 2015 @ 13:43:50

php[architect] has just announced the full schedule for their upcoming php[tek] conference happening in May (18th-22nd) in Chicago, Illinois.

php[tek] is a PHP conference like no other: it brings together great technology content and great people and mixes them up in a wonderful cocktail of PHP fun. We like to think of php[tek] as a professional conference with a community flair. You will find a high-quality presentations by the brightest experts in the PHP world, coupled with a welcoming and friendly community of attendees and speakers.

Sessions at this year's event cover a wide range of topics including:

  • Managing Dependencies with Composer
  • A Toolbox for APIs and Integrations
  • MySQL Replication for Beginners
  • Testing as Regression Prevention
  • Navigating Your Git Repository
  • Dependency Injection, Dependency Inversion, and You
  • Impostor Syndrome and Individual Competence

You can pick up your tickets for the event directly from the main conference website.

tagged: phptek15 tek15 conference schedule announcement

Link: http://tek.phparch.com/schedule/

Community News:
Argentina PHP Conference Schedule Announced
Oct 08, 2014 @ 10:41:56

The Argentina PHP conference has officially announced their full schedule for their next event (happening November 7th and 8th in Buenos Aires). Talks on the list for tis year's conference include:

  • "Death to Cookies, long live JSON Web Tokens" (Matías Woloski)
  • "API Pain-Points" (Phil Sturgeon)
  • "The Future of Programming" (Nate Abele)
  • "Phalcon 2 and Zephir" (Andres Gutierrez)
  • "Bulletproof development environments" (Pablo Gillari Cés)
  • "Consistent development environments with Vagrant" (Mitchell Hashimoto)
  • "The modern developer toolbox" (Pablo Godel)

You can find out more information about these and the other great talks for this year on the official schedule or just the main conference site for more details and to pick up your tickets.

tagged: phpconargentenia14 schedule announcement

Link: http://2014.phpconference.com.ar/schedule/?lang=en

Symfony Blog:
SymfonyCon Madrid starts to reveal its schedule!
Oct 06, 2014 @ 11:47:17

There's an announcement on the Symfony blog today about the release of parts of the schedule for SymfonyCon Madrid, a conference happening at the end of November (27th - 29th) in Madrid, Spain.

We received a ton of brilliant talk proposals for SymfonyCon Madrid so that we had a very hard time selecting the speakers for the conference but we can finally confirm the first speakers! Year after year, it’s been harder to choose among the great talk proposals you all submitted. We’d like to thank very much all the people who submitted!

Among the sessions released so far are talks like:

  • Feature Flags with Symfony
  • Life After Assetic: State of the Art Symfony 2 Frontend Dev
  • PHP object mocking framework world: let's compare Prophecy and PHPUnit
  • Filesystem Abstraction with Flysystem
  • Unleash Postgresql features in your PHP developments

These are just a few already released, so be sure to check out the rest of the post or the schedule itself for more details and talk summaries.

tagged: symfonyconmadrid14 schedule release speakers sessions

Link: http://symfony.com/blog/symfonycon-madrid-starts-to-reveal-its-schedule

HHVM Blog:
HHVM Long Term Support
Sep 03, 2014 @ 10:50:20

The HHVM (HipHop VM from Facebook) has released an update on their blog today discussing some of the long term support they plan to provide for the project and what kinds of things it will involve.

HHVM is known for its very intense and quick development pace: currently we ship to GitHub the exact same code we use to run the Facebook site within minutes of every commit, and we release a full version every 8 weeks. That is great and at the same time scary if you are trying to build a business or infrastructure around it. The HHVM team at Facebook understands that in order to reach every corner of the PHP landscape our users need to have some sort of commitment, in order to plan their deployments accordingly and to know how upstream will react to security and stability fixes in already released versions, for example.

Starting with HHVM v3.3, they'll be supporting two major versions at all times. They provide a table of versions and dates to give you an idea of when the support coverage period is and when they'll end. There's also some discussions about the packaged released for the various linux distributions and what kinds of updates might be included in the long-term support (LTS) updates.

tagged: hhvm support hiphop virtualmachine schedule longterm version

Link: http://hhvm.com/blog/6083/hhvm-long-term-support

Community News:
php[tek] Conference Schedule Announced
Jan 24, 2014 @ 10:17:47

php[architect], the group behind the php[tek] conference has officially released the schedule for this year's event. This year's conference is in Chicago and runs May 19th through the 23rd.

Topics to be presented at this year's conference include:

  • Build your first Symfony2 application
  • Introduction to OAuth
  • How to hack conversations
  • What to expect from Drupal 8
  • Threading in PHP
  • HHVM in 2014
  • Two factor authentication and you

...and lots more. You can check out the full schedule here and pick up tickets at the Early Bird price on the conference site.

tagged: tek14 conference schedule announcement

Link: http://tek.phparch.com/schedule/