Heroku Changelog PHP support beta: runtime and extensions update

Change effective on 06 May 2014

PHP support beta has received several updates; significant changes are listed below:

  • PHP 5.5.12 is now available and used as the default runtime version
  • extension apcu is now available
  • extension mongo is now available
  • extension redis is now available
  • extensions sqlite3 and pdo_sqlite are now built shared and must be enabled in composer.json
  • the standard configuration for Apache has been refactored; among many changes, .php files are now handled by PHP-FPM via mod_rewrite rather than a ProxyPassMatch
  • the standard configuration for Nginx has been refactored