Help test Phalcon 0.4.0
Our next release, 0.4.0, is almost ready to rock, but we need your help to get the finish line in the best shape possible. Although previous alpha only included improvements in code structure and overall speed, this version (0.4.0 beta) is introducing several new features, improvements and bug fixes. Below is a comprehensive list of changes: Internal Refactor: Moved zval separation to...
Introducing: Phalcon 0.4.0 alpha
We’re happy to announce that after weeks of refactoring and polishing, 0.4.x are now ready to be tested. Although, it’s an alpha release, it has many improvements, specially focused on a more maintainable code base and get running applications even faster. At this time, we aren’t adding new features different than 0.3.x, but we hope to add some new components in less time than before...
If you spend a lot of time making software updates, you’re probably familiar with the frustration of manually update every change you made on your development database to the production stage. :S So, we are happy to announce database migrations available on Developer Tools! That has been one of the most highly requested features in Phalcon (we know… most frameworks also provide it), anyway,...
About the name
Some of you have asked us: Why the framework was called Phalcon?, and we’re happy to respond. We look ourselves as a strange kind of geek personality that make a point to be environmentally friendly (not convinced yet being hipster), so we love the nature stuff and as you can tell our logo obviously represents a falcon bird! Coincidentally, a bird, more specifically the Peregrine Falcon, is...
Phalcon 0.3.5: ORM, Database and more
Since rolling out version 0.3.4 a few days ago, we’ve been hard at work on the next installment of Phalcon. In addition to a few bug fixes and minor tweaks, this release focuses on the ORM component and its partner Phalcon_Db. It may not sound all that exciting at first, but trust us on this one. Thanks to this release will come one of the most highly requested features in Phalcon. The...