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3 years of #php_bnl

Today it's three years ago that Ivo Jansch and Remi Woler started the #php_bnl IRC channel on Freenode. A joyous occasion, because this channel enabled the Benelux PHP community a digital way of asking questions and getting to know eachother. »»»

Help Japan, get PHP|Architect

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The people over at PHP|Architect have a really nice deal. They realize the PHP community is a caring bunch of people, and want to support the people who support other people. So if you donate $25 or more to the Red Cross, they will offer you a free PHP|Architect subscription for a year! Already subscribed? No problem! You'll be able to use this to extend your existing subscription for a year! »»»

Drupal 7

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This morning, the Drupal team has released version 7 of their CMS. This new major version contains some cool new features like extended database support (SQLite, Mysql/MariaDB, PostgreSQL out of the box), the possibility to automate code testing, better asset management, improved accessibility and much more. »»»

PHP5.2 is dead, long live PHP5.3

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With the release of PHP 5.2.16, the official support of the PHP5.2 branch has ended. This means that no work will be done anymore on PHP 5.2. The PHP group recommends everyone to start upgrading to PHP 5.3 on machines where this has not yet been done. »»»

Last day for the Early Bird!

After having extended the Early Bird period, today is really and truly the last day of the Early Bird period. So if you're still interested in getting your tickets at the special discounted rate, then buy them today! »»»

Dutch PHP Conference opens CfP

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It's that time of the year again: The Dutch PHP Conference 2011 has been announced and it has opened its call for papers. Next year will be the fifth Dutch PHP Conference and though it has moved slightly (from the second week of June to May 19-21) it promises to be one of the best PHP conferences in the world. »»»

Speakers and ticket sales for PHPBenelux Conference 2011

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It is with great pride that we introduce to you the initial list of speakers and sessions for the 2011 edition of the PHPBenelux Conference. Our CfP group had to go through 110 excellent proposals to select the talks that we now publish. And the list isn't complete yet! More speakers and sessions will be added soon. You can see the speakers here. »»»

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