App Engine 1.8.8 has just been released, and the PHP runtime has some great updates:
- The Socket API is now available for billing-enabled Applications.
- PHP String has been added as a key type in the Admin Console Memcache viewer.
CloudStorageTools::getPublicUrl()method for constructing URLs for Google Cloud Storage objects.
- Opening GCS objects in text mode is now supported.
- A false error is now returned if
stream_castis called on a GCS stream.