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PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 2 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 2. This is the second alpha release for PHP 7.1.0. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the NEWS file, or the UPGRADING file for a complete list of upgrading notes. These files can also be found in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 2 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The first beta will be released on the 7th of July. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.5.37 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.37. This is a security release, several security bugs were fixed. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.5.37 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 5.6.23 is released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.23. Several bugs were fixed in this release, including security-related ones. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.23 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.0.8 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.8. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 7.0 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 7.0.8 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1. This release marks the beginning of the first minor release in the PHP 7.x series. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs and incompatibilities in the bug tracking system.

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1 comes with features such as (incomplete list):

For more information on the new features and other changes, you can read the NEWS file, or the UPGRADING file for a complete list of upgrading notes. These files can also be found in the release archive.

For source downloads of PHP 7.1.0 Alpha 1 please visit the download page, Windows sources and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/qa/.

The second alpha will be released on the 23rd of June. You can also read the full list of planned releases on our wiki.

Thank you for helping us make PHP better.

PHP 5.6.22 is available

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.22. This is a security release. Several security bugs were fixed in this release. All PHP 5.6 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version.

For source downloads of PHP 5.6.22 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on windows.php.net/download/. The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

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