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PHP 5.0.0 Beta 2 released

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Anonim shkruan:

PHP 5.0.0 Beta 2 hasbeen released. This is the first feature complete version of PHP 5, andwe recommend for PHP users to try it. PHP 5 is still not ready forproduction use!

Some of the more major changes include:

  • PHP 5 features the Zend Engine 2.
  • XML support has been completely redone in PHP 5, all extensionsare now focused around the excellent libxml2 library (
  • SQLite has been bundled with PHP. For more information onSQLite, please visit their website.
  • A new SimpleXML extension for easily accessing and manipulatingXML as PHP objects. It can also interface with the DOM extension andvice-versa.
  • Streams have been greatly improved, including the ability toaccess low-level socket operations on streams.

There have been many changes since Beta 1, some of them documentedin the NEWS fileand most language changes are documented on our PHP 5/Zend Engine 2page.