News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Nick Williams' Blog:
The New .phar PHP Package
September 24, 2008 @ 09:38:40

In a quick post to his blog, Nick Williams points out a very handy extension for PHP - Phar.

Today I discovered a very powerful addition to the PHP world. Phar is an archive extension for PHP that allows an entire PHP application to be packaged into a single file. It's basically PHP's answer to Java's .jar archive format. Don't get excited yet, it gets better...

He mentions the reasons that make it "particularly handy" such as it being integrated into the next major PHP release (5.3) and that it makes deployment quick and easy. He includes a brief code snippet to show how a sample Phar archive could be created (via streams).

0 comments voice your opinion now!
phar package deployment extension php5 stream


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Paul Jones' Blog: Memory Leaks With Objects in PHP 5

Builder.com.au: Quickly Install a LAMP server on Ubuntu

Tilllate.com Blog: tilllate.com is now all Zend Framework

Sara Golemon's: You're being lied to.

Job Posting: Open Source Staffing Seeks a PHP5 Developer (New York, NY)


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


podcast language series install opinion php7 example framework api symfony2 conference library interview performance laravel configure application release community introduction

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework