The first stable version (1.4.0) has been released. It marks features from RC1 as stable.
The RC1 of the 1.4.0 release has just been released. It adds features currently available in PHP 7.0 with some additional performance settings for the new buffer.
The PHP JSOND based extension has been accepted as a replacement for the core JSON extension in https://wiki.php.net/rfc/jsond .
PHP JSOND has been added to PECL and new version has been released. It’s a drop-in alternative to the standard PHP JSON extension. The JSON parser has been completely rewritten using Bison and re2c tools. The performance and memory usage for json_decode have been significantly improved. In addition it’s licensed under PHP 3.01 license.
PHP JSOND is a PHP JSON extension with the latest features of PHP JSON extension. The extension is on Github.