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Release Notes: A new memory manager for the Zend Engine. An input filtering extension. A JSON extension. A ZIP extension. Hooks for tracking file upload progress. An E_RECOVERABLE_ERROR error mode. DateTime and DateTimeZone objects. The bundled SQLite and PCRE libraries have been upgraded. OpenSSL, MySQL, and PostgreSQL client libraries have been upgraded for Windows installations. There are many performance improvements and over 200 bugfixes.

Release Notes: This release sports the new Zend Engine II with a new object model and dozens of new features, completely redone XML support, a new SimpleXML extension for easily accessing and manipulating XML as PHP objects, a brand new built-in SOAP extension for interoperability with Web Services, a new MySQL extension named MySQLi for developers using MySQL 4.1 and later, a bundled version of SQLite, as well as greatly improved Streams including the ability to access low- level socket operations on streams.

Release Notes: This version now features the Zend Engine 2, and XML support has been completely redone. SQLite has been bundled. Streams have been greatly improved, including the ability to access low-level socket operations on streams.

Release Notes: This release features the Zend Engine 2. XML support has been completely redone, and SQLite is now bundled. Due to issues surrounding the MySQL 4.0 license, MySQL is no longer bundled with PHP.

Release Notes: This version features a synchronized bundled GD library with GD 2.0.15. It improves the engine to use POSIX/ socket IO where feasible, the NSAPI SAPI module, and the IMAP extension.

Release Notes: This second release candidate should have no critical problems or bugs.

Release Notes: Many new features were added, and more bugs were fixed.

Release Notes: This release contains a multitude of changes, bugfixes, and improvements.

Release Notes: Major modifications to the Sockets Extension, additional and improved functions, and bug fixes.


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