The development of Phalcon has been accelerated since we released 2.0.0. More and more contributors find Zephir very easy to understand and work with, and as a result it is time to release Phalcon 2.0.2. This version includes many features, bug fixes and improvements in terms of performance:
stats()methods to Beanstalk
- Fixed segfault when a docblock does not have annotations 10301
- Fixed wrong number of parameters passed when triggering an event in
- Now Mvc\Model checks if an attribute has a default value associated in the database and ignores it from the insert/update generated SQL
Phalcon\Text: Added method reduceSlashes() - Reduces multiple slashes in a string to single slashes
Phalcon\Text: Added method
concat()- Concatenates strings using the separator only once without duplication in places concatenation
- Added conditional on Session adapter
start()to check if the session has already been started
status()function in Session adapter to return the status of the session (disabled/none/started)
- Implementation of subqueries as expressions in PHQL
- Performance improvements focused on PHP 5.6
One of the most requested requests by the community is now available in Phalcon 2.0.2. Now, you can take advantage of subqueries as shown below:
$phql = "SELECT c.* FROM Shop\Cars c WHERE c.brandId IN (SELECT id FROM Shop\Brands) ORDER BY c.name"; $cars = $this->modelsManager->executeQuery($phql);
Models must belong to the same database in order to be used as source in a subquery.
Default Database Values
Now in the case that a column has a ‘default’ value declared in the field of the mapped table, this ‘default’ value will be used instead of inserting
$robots = new Robots(); $robots->save(); // use all `default` values
This version can be installed from the master branch, if you don’t have Zephir installed follow these instructions:
git clone http://github.com/phalcon/cphalcon cd cphalcon/ext sudo ./install
The standard installation method also works:
git clone http://github.com/phalcon/cphalcon cd cphalcon/build sudo ./install
If you have Zephir installed:
git clone http://github.com/phalcon/cphalcon cd cphalcon zephir build
Note that running the installation script will replace any version of Phalcon installed before.
Windows DLLs are available in the download page.
See the upgrading guide for more information about upgrading to Phalcon 2.0.x from 1.3.x.
In the future 2.0.x series, we will be concentrating our efforts on requests from the community:
- Eager-Loading in PHQL
- Optional string empty values in the ORM
- PHQL custom functions
- Case Statements in PHQL
- Aliases for namespaces in PHQL
Later on, we will be planning the features to include in Phalcon 2.1, for now:
- Complete deprecation of PHP 5.3
- Unification of
Thanks to everyone involved in making this version as well to the community for their continuous input and feedback!
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