Report shows most PHP deployments use versions no longer supported
A new report on the PHP landscape shows that version 7.4 of the language is most popular.
Zend by Perforce has published its PHP Landscape Report for 2023, based on the results of an anonymous survey conducted between the months of October and December of 2022. The survey was promoted via social... Read more
PHP 8.1 gives developers a suite of new tools
The new features include enums, Fibers, and readonly props.
This week the PHP development group announced the release version 8.1 of the programming language. "PHP 8.1 is a major update of the PHP language," they claim. "It contains many new features, including enums, readonly properties, first-... Read more
Ten companies form the PHP Foundation to fund developers
The future of PHP source code language is in the hands of Dmitry Stogov and Nikita Popov. To ensure its preservation, ten companies have come together to form the PHP Foundation to fund these core developers.
Details about the PHP Foundation
Ten companies have grouped up to form the PHP Found... Read more
Why is PHP losing its popularity?
The treasured web development program turns down in popularity but still retains its position as a widely-used programming language.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor once was the most widely used programming language worldwide, but recently, it has gradually started to go down in popularity.
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PHP still leads over other server-side programming languages
A report from W3Techs show that PHP is still a very popular programming language. W3Techs’s web server survey finds tech in use by sites in Alexa’s top 10 million list.
The report released today includes a year-on-year chart that starts from January 2010, running through 2021. The survey onl... Read more
PHP compromised: user database leakage prime suspect
Nikita Popov, a PHP maintainer, posted an update regarding how the source code was compromised and corrupted by the insertion of malicious code. Popov blames a user database leak, rather than an issue with the server itself.
The PHP code repository was compromised toward the end of last month, w... Read more
Hackers added backdoor to PHP source code
Hackers have managed to hack PHP's Git server. This has allowed them to add their own code to PHP's source code. This allows them to gain access to websites that make use of the code.
In a message on their website, the PHP developers say that two malicious commits were performed on the php-src-r... Read more
PeachPie version 1.0.0 lets you run PHP in .NET projects
PeachPie is a platform that allows developers to use PHP as if it was a native .NET language. It has now reached its 1.0.0 release. The platform comes with a compiler, runtime, IDE support, extension libraries, and MSBuild. The team behind it has been working for years to get this version out of th... Read more
PHP 8.0 has support for JIT and union types
Version 8.0 of PHP has been released. The new version of the popular web programming language brings some improvements, such as support for JIT and union types.
A summary of all the changes in the new PHP version can be found on PHP's website, and GitHub provides a complete overview of all relea... Read more
C# falls in popularity for cloud apps but is still a major player in gaming
A new developer survey from Slashdata has shown the popularity of C# dropping from third to sixth place in three years. C# is the primary language of Microsoft's .NET platform.
Despite the drop in popularity, however,... Read more