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PHP 5.0 Beta 3 released

Contributed by on Dec 28, 2003 - 12:13 AM

Some of the key features of PHP 5 include:

* PHP 5 features the Zend Engine 2.

* XML support has been completely redone in PHP 5, all extensions are now focused around the excellent libxml2 library (

* SQLite has been bundled with PHP. For more information on SQLite, please visit their website.

* A new SimpleXML extension for easily accessing and manipulating XML as PHP objects. It can also interface with the DOM extension and vice-versa.

* Streams have been greatly improved, including the ability to access low-level socket operations on streams.