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Envato:
The Future of WordPress
Jul 10, 2014 @ 13:14:07

On the Envato blog there's a recent post that covers some of the future of WordPress resulting from some discussions at a recent Future of WordPress panel from the WP Think Tank.

There’s one thing that we can all agree on: the future of WordPress is bright. Outside of this, the ever-passionate WordPress community is a hotbed for debates on where WordPress should go from here. With 22% of websites running on WordPress, a vibrant open-source community, amazing themes and plugins and a developer-friendly mindset, WordPress is stronger today than it has ever been. So what's next?

Their list includes changes touching just about all parts of the application including plenty of UI updates, a continued focus on backwards compatibility a shift towards plugin-driven development. This would allow new features to be installed as plugins when they're ready rather than modifying the core package. There's also some emphasis being put on making it work for "more than just blogging" and push towards more enterprise-level acceptance.

tagged: future wordpress blogging platform enhancement architecture

Link: http://inside.envato.com/the-future-of-wordpress/

PHP.net:
PHP 5.3.9 Released!
Jan 11, 2012 @ 08:10:54

The PHP development group has officially announced the release of PHP 5.3.9, the latest in the 5.3.x series.

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.3.9. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 90 bug fixes, some of which are security related.

Bugfixes and updates in this release include the max_input_vars directive, an autoloading issue with is_a and changes to the FPM SAPI module. You can see the full list of changes here or just go over and download this latest release and get to installing - source, Windows binaries.

tagged: release version language bugfix enhancement changelog

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PHP.net:
PHP 5.3.7 Released!
Aug 19, 2011 @ 12:40:14

As is mentioned on PHP.net, the latest release of the 5.3.x series of the language has been released - PHP 5.3.7.

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.3.7. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 90 bug fixes, some of which are security related.

Security fixes in this release include updates to crypt_blowfish() and a buffer overflow in crypt(). Enhancements include the fixes for several bugs including ones related to crashing due to internal errors, iterator fixes, sockets, ini settings and more. You can find the full list of changes in the Changelog for this release.

You can download the latest source from the downloads page or, for Windows users, the binaries.

tagged: release version language bugfix enhancement changelog

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PHP.net:
PHP 5.2.14 and PHP 5.3.3 Released
Jul 23, 2010 @ 08:37:54

The main PHP.net site has the release announcement for the two latest versions of the language - PHP 5.3.3 and PHP 5.2.14.

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.3.3. This release focuses on improving the stability and security of the PHP 5.3.x branch with over 100 bug fixes, some of which are security related. All users are encouraged to upgrade to this release. [...] The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.14. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with over 60 bug fixes, some of which are security related.

The announcements list some of the major security enhancements and fixes in both new versions as well as a few new features like updates to the PCRE libraries and more.

Note: this PHP 5.2.14 release marks the end of active support for the PHP 5.2.x branch. It is encouraged that you upgrade to PHP 5.3 by following the steps in this migration guide.

tagged: release phpnet php52 php53 bugfix enhancement security

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PHP.net:
PHP 5.2.9 Released!
Feb 27, 2009 @ 07:50:08

The latest version in the PHP 5.2.x series has been released - PHP 5.2.9 - with several bug and stability fixes. From the announcement:

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.9. This release focuses on improving the stability of the PHP 5.2.x branch with over 50 bug fixes, several of which are security related.All users of PHP are encouraged to upgrade to this release.

Four security enhancements/fixes are specifically mentioned - a problem with imagerotate, a crash that can happen when extracting zip files, a problem with explode and empty strings and a segfault in json_decode. The full Changelog is here.

You can get the latest download from the downloads page on the PHP.net site (or your favorite mirror).

tagged: php5 release security fix bug enhancement stability

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Zend Developer Zone:
Zend Framework v1.7.3 Released
Jan 23, 2009 @ 11:16:35

The Zend Developer Zone has posted an update about the release of the latest stable version of the Zend Framework - version 1.7.3:

The last DevZone post about Zend Framework was announcing a release candidate for version v1.7. We got a little behind and missed the fact that not only has v1.7 been officially released, but the team just recently announced v1.7.3!!

A full list of bugs fixed can be found in the bugs system and new features of the 1.7.x series included the Zend_AMF component, an update to Djoj, a Google book search API and several perfomance enhancements across the board.

You can download the latest version here.

tagged: zendframework release bug list update enhancement

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PHP.net:
PHP 5.2.2 and PHP 4.4.7 Released
May 04, 2007 @ 07:14:35

As noted on the main PHp page today, the latest releases in both the 5.2.x series and the 4.4.x series of PHP have been released today - 5.2.2 and 4.4.7.

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.2 and availability of PHP 4.4.7. These releases are major stability and security enhancements of the 5.x and 4.4.x branches, and all users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to it as soon as possible. Further details about the PHP 5.2.2 release can be found in the release announcement for 5.2.2, the full list of changes is available in the ChangeLog for PHP 5. Details about the PHP 4.4.7 release can be found in the release announcement for 4.4.7, the full list of changes is available in the ChangeLog for PHP 4.

Among the updates in these new versions many security enhancements and fixes were made based off of several bug reports from Stanislav Malyshev, Stefan Esser and Ilia Alshanetsky (among others). Updates based on Stefan's comments were largely issues found during the Month of PHP Bugs.

tagged: release php5 php4 series security fix enhancement changelog release php5 php4 series security fix enhancement changelog

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PHP.net:
PHP 5.2.2 and PHP 4.4.7 Released
May 04, 2007 @ 07:14:35

As noted on the main PHp page today, the latest releases in both the 5.2.x series and the 4.4.x series of PHP have been released today - 5.2.2 and 4.4.7.

The PHP development team would like to announce the immediate availability of PHP 5.2.2 and availability of PHP 4.4.7. These releases are major stability and security enhancements of the 5.x and 4.4.x branches, and all users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to it as soon as possible. Further details about the PHP 5.2.2 release can be found in the release announcement for 5.2.2, the full list of changes is available in the ChangeLog for PHP 5. Details about the PHP 4.4.7 release can be found in the release announcement for 4.4.7, the full list of changes is available in the ChangeLog for PHP 4.

Among the updates in these new versions many security enhancements and fixes were made based off of several bug reports from Stanislav Malyshev, Stefan Esser and Ilia Alshanetsky (among others). Updates based on Stefan's comments were largely issues found during the Month of PHP Bugs.

tagged: release php5 php4 series security fix enhancement changelog release php5 php4 series security fix enhancement changelog

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CodeIgniter Blog:
New Site Enhancements
Apr 30, 2007 @ 13:56:00

As mentioned in a new post to the CodeIgniter blog today, they've added several new features and enhancements to their (recently relaunched) website.

Besides other small enhancements, they've added to main features:

Be sure to check out all of the great content on the rest of the site too with great info like a user guide to help you get started, forums to find help, and even some video tutorials to make learning the framework even easier.

tagged: website enhancement bugtracking projects example tutorial video website enhancement bugtracking projects example tutorial video

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CodeIgniter Blog:
New Site Enhancements
Apr 30, 2007 @ 13:56:00

As mentioned in a new post to the CodeIgniter blog today, they've added several new features and enhancements to their (recently relaunched) website.

Besides other small enhancements, they've added to main features:

Be sure to check out all of the great content on the rest of the site too with great info like a user guide to help you get started, forums to find help, and even some video tutorials to make learning the framework even easier.

tagged: website enhancement bugtracking projects example tutorial video website enhancement bugtracking projects example tutorial video

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