PHPCon East 2003 - (April 23-25, 2003)
PHPCon announces PHPCon East 2003 in New York City. This conference
features two days of technical learning with speakers such as
Rasmus Lerdorf, Michael Radwin, and Jeremy Zawodny. PHPCon East also
adds a third, full day of tutorials offering practical, cogent PHP
solutions and ideas including: MySQL and PHP; Building and Consuming Web
Services with SOAP; Getting Started with PHP; High Performance PHP:
Profiling and Benchmarking; and more!
PHPCon East has discounts for early registration, students, non-profits,
and Tutorial/Conference packages. Early Bird Deadline is March 31st. For
more program information, visit
the PHPCon website.
LinuxTag, Karlsruhe, July 10th - 13th
LinuxTag e.V has once again put out a call for papers for this years conference event. Submit your ideas
and proposals here. This year's theme
looks at discussions that promote new ideas, delivers a broad overview, introduces new users to linux, or
discusses the legal, moral and other implications of linux and free software.
Conférence PHP Québec 2003 - (Montréal, March 20&21rst, 2003)
The PHP Québec association announces the Conférence PHP Québec 2003.
The conference will take place in the École Polytechnique de Montréal,
The Conférence PHP Québec features two days of conferences, with
outstanding customer cases from Canada, and cutting edge technical
sessions, hosted by international experts. An exhibitor room will
showroom professional solutions.
Learn more about those exciting days at
International PHP Conference 2003 - Spring Edition (Amsterdam, May 8-9)
Software & Support Verlag announced the International PHP Conference 2003 - Spring
Edition - in Amsterdam. The dates for this event for PHP enthusiasts from
all over the world will be May 8 and 9, 2003. The conference venue is the RAI
conference center in Amsterdam.
Like the International PHP Conferences in Frankfurt this conference will
offer a first class program to an international audience of PHP enthusiasts.
We are happy to ask you to submit your proposals
for the session program.
The topics are General PHP, PHP & Business, PHP & Databases, PHP
Design, PHP Extensions, PHP & XML and PHP-GTK.
PEAR Out of Beta!
The PEAR development team is proud to announce that
PEAR is finally out of its long
beta period. As of PHP 4.3, the PEAR installer is installed by default.
Unix support is considered stable, while Windows and Darwin are still
PHP Look Back 2002
We are at the end of 2002, and it seemed appropriate to look back on the
development issues of the past year. So starts the first PHP Look Back! You can
find it in on the non-official personal website of one of the PHP Developers here.
Happy New Year!
PHP 4.3.0 Released!
The PHP developers are pleased to announce the immediate availability of
PHP 4.3.0, the latest and greatest version of this
extremely popular and widely used scripting language.
This release contains a multitude of changes, bug fixes and improvements over
the previous one, PHP 4.2.3. It further elevates PHP's standing as a serious
contender in the general purpose scripting language arena. Please see
the full release announcement.
New Release of the PHP Manual CHM Edition - Please Help Us
The 11th sample of the CHM edition is available for download from today. The
sample hopefully fixed the missing page bugs forever, introduces a new
integration method (see documentation inside) and contains actual manual
text, mirrors list and user notes.
See the edition's page for download.
We also would like to ask you to help out in testing our new on-the-fly
syntax highlighter, which would make the CHM significantly smaller, and
would give you more options in displaying the pages.
See the edition's page for more information.
MySQL Users Conference and Expo 2003 in San Jose
MySQL AB is proud to host the world's First Annual MySQL User
Conference, to be held in the heart of Silicon Valley, April 10-12,
2003. This event promises to be the biggest gathering of MySQL database
users ever in one location. Designed for both the MySQL developer and
the corporate decision maker, this is the place to learn about the
latest in MySQL technology, discover new business opportunities, take a
pulse on industry direction and commune with like minds.
More information on the
PHP news feed available
The news of PHP.net is available now in RSS 1.0 format via our
new news.rss file. You can
add this file to any news reader or portal site to get the latest
official PHP news. We strongly recommend you to cache the contents
locally on your side, as the newsfeed is updated daily. The RSS
file is available on every mirror site.
Forum PHP 2002 in Paris, France
The French PHP User Group AFUP invites you to the "Forum PHP 2002" in
Paris, on December 9th and 10th. Designed to meet the needs of PHP aware
companies and all the French PHP developper's community alike, this
event will provided you with valuable and up-to-date information.
For more information (in French) see the
PHP Magazine - International Edition
Software & Support Verlag GmbH is going to publish an International version
of the PHP Magazin. This magazine was
initiated after growing interest for an English magazine after the German
version has been around for a few months.
PHP Magazine not only informs about the scripting language itself, but also about
related technologies such as the Apache Web Server, database technologies, XML
and other innovative internet technologies. Different sections within the
magazine are oriented towards the specific question areas with which a web
developer is confronted in daily practice.
The first issue will be published in December and the frequency of issues is
two months. You will be able to subscribe on the website which will open shortly.
New Monthly PHP Magazine Launched
php|architect, a new monthly magazine dedicated exclusively to PHP, has
launched its website. php|a is published
in PDF format and is available worldwide. It covers a variety of advanced
topics ranging from day-to-day programming to the internals of PHP. A sample
article on the creation of a web-based PDF converter is also
available on the magazine website
PHP Search Bars available for major browsers
We added a new option to access our site's content quickly. In addition to
URL shortcuts, keyboard shortcuts and
browser specific magic you can now use our
Search Bar from the major browsers. Please help
us to test this new service, and provide feedback via
the bug system (categorize your bug
as a PHP.net website bug please).
PHP at the LinuxWorld Expo Oct. 29-31th in Frankfurt, Germany
For the first time the Open Source projects comprising the popular LAMP
platform (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) will be present at the
with its own booth.
At the booth, which is organized by the German
PHP Association and the PHP Usergroup
Frankfurt, fair visitors can experience and learn about Apache, MySQL, PHP
and related projects.
Visitors can take LAMP home, too, since there will be a CD with the necessary
software available at the booth.