Google App Engine For PHP Is Now Available To All

Google announced that it has peeled the “beta” label off App Engine for PHP, and is now making it available to all customers. Here’s an in-depth look from Google I/0 2013, when it was first unveiled: “App Engine’s default security…

Zend Framework 3 Roadmap Announced

PHP company Zend announced the roadmap for Zend Framework 3, its next-generation PHP-based application framework for web and mobile apps. Zend Framework 3 includes a new design, which the company says takes advantage of the PHP language evolution, as well…

Zend Takes PHP App Platform To Amazon Web Services

PHP company Zend announced that it’s delivering its PHP application platform as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) advanced cloud service through the AWS Marketplace. This, the company says, will empower app developers to develop better apps fastel, deploy them continuously,…

Heroku Now Supports New PHP, Draws On Innovation From Facebook

Heroku recently announced full support for the new PHP. It did so during Facebook’s f8 conference, drawing on Facebook’s PHP innovation. As Heroku notes, the new PHP is built on new runtimes and frameworks, while utilizing familiar aspects of the…

PHP Programmers Unite To Make The Orange ElePHPant A Reality

Android has bugdroid. Linux has Tux the penguin. Both have been immortalized in plush toys, action figures and even remote controlled robots. What about PHP’s lovable ElePHPant though? Where’s the love for him? Well, somebody has already made a blue,…

PHP 5.5 Updated, Version 5.3 On Its Way Out

PHP is the weapon of choice for many Web developers. It’s a good thing then that the team behind it has been very diligent with its releases. In fact, they have recently released an update to address some bugs that…

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there…

Zend Framework 2.1.0 Is Now Available

Zend Framework 1 has been a popular open source PHP framework since it was introduced a few years ago. It’s successor, Zend Framework 2, was released in September of last year. The team behind it have now released a major…

Facebook Set To Unveil “Hyper PHP”

A PHP project that’s been underway for about two years is finally going to bear fruit for Facebook.  Reports indicate that the company is set to announce the creation of "Hyper PHP" (or HPHP) today, and that Facebook will see speed improvements of around 80 percent as a result.