Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP v1.0 has released

It is my pleasure to announce that version 1.0 of the Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP has released!  This release marks another step in Microsoft’s continued commitment to interoperability.  To keep up with our announcements and customer feedback, please check out our team blog. The SQL Server Driver for PHP team would like…

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What’s new in the May 2008 CTP?

A new Community Technology Preview (CTP) version of the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP is now available for download. The May CTP version (1.0.821.1) is a significant improvement over the previous CTP version (1.0.515.1 of February 2008) and it includes several new and/or refined features.   The list of major changes includes: ·         A…

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The May ’08 CTP is now available!

I’m pleased to announce that the May ’08 CTP for the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP is now available for download here.  Keep in mind that this is a technology preview and is not intended for production purposes.  The documentation for the driver is available on our MSDN site.  We look forward to your…

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Functions to return row count and field count

It’s great to see that people are downloading our the February CTP build of our PHP driver and that we’re getting feedback on our new features.  We look forward to more of your feedback and we’re in the process of setting up a new forum specifically for questions and feedback for the PHP driver.  …

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The February ’08 CTP is now available!

I’m pleased to announce that the February ’08 CTP for the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP is now available for download here.  Keep in mind that this is a technology preview and is not intended for production purposes.  We look forward to your feedback on the SQL Server Data Access Forum .   Please stay…

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Breaking API changes in the February ’08 CTP

Thanks so much for the feedback on our first Technical Preview. It’s great to see people engaging with the bits at such a detailed level and the feedback we’ve gotten thus far has been spot on and extremely constructive. We’ve been hard at work digesting all the suggestions and turning them into a design changes….

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Transparency in the Design Process

  We have been looking at various options to ensure that the design of our SQL Server Driver for PHP truly reflects the requirements of the day to day challenges that our developer community faces when building real-world web applications and services. We would like to start by being as transparent as possible in the…

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Welcome!

Welcome! Welcome to the SQL Server 2005 Driver for PHP Team Blog! Our team (part of the Data Programmability—DP—team within the SQL Server organization at Microsoft) is actively developing a PHP 5 extension that allows robust SQL Server data access from within PHP scripts. We are excited about our first Community Technology Preview (CTP) and…

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