If you haven't seen this on php.net, there are two conferences to be held in
November that have issued the Call for Papers: the AFUP (Association Française des
Utilisateurs de PHP), which has more info available at http://www.afup.org/article.php3?id_article=283
and the International PHP Conference 2005, which will eventually have more info
available at http://www.phpconference.com/. So send
in your ideas and we'll see you there.
Derick Rethans announced the release of the open source CMS, eZ publish v.
3.6 in a recent blog post. Some new features include: static caching of content,
support for transactions in databases, real preview of content before
publishing, improved template syntax, and improved support for internal links.
To download or see an online demo, go to http://ez.no/community/news/ez_publish_3_6.
Security Vulnerability in phpCMS Prompts v 1.2.1pl2 Release
I would be remiss in my duties if I didn't include what's new at PEAR and
PECL. Recent PEAR releases include:
DB_DataObject_FormBuilder - Class to automatically build HTML_QuickForm
objects from a DB_DataObject-derived class
File_Archive - File_Archive will let you manipulate easily the tar, gz,
tgz, bz2, tbz, zip, ar (or deb) files
File_Find - A Class the facillitates the search of filesystems
File_Fstab - Read and write fstab files
Image_Barcode - Barcode generation
Pager - Data paging class
PHPUnit2 - Regression testing framework for unit tests.
Services_Ebay - Interface to eBay's XML-API.
Services_Yahoo - Provides access to the Yahoo! Web Services
SOAP - SOAP Client/Server for PHP
XML_Serializer - Creates XML files from data structures and vice versa.
And at PECL:
pecl_http - Extended HTTP support
runkit - allows you to replace, rename, and remove user defined functions
and classes, define customized superglobal variables for general purpose use,
and execute code in restricted environment (sandboxing).
zeroconf - A PHP interface for browsing network services using ZeroConf