IMDBPHP2 Changelog

New in version 2.3.6

November 25th, 2014
  • Fix regexp for place of death parsing when no cause of death is given

New in version 2.2.3 (January 27th, 2014)

  • Some cleanup to imdb::plot_split
  • IMDB site updates hit us again. Fixed: imdb::awards(), imdb_person::bio()
  • Episode search was broken due to incomplete redirect handling in imdbsearch::results()
  • Tiny fix to imdb_person::filmograf() to return all character names

New in version 2.2.2 (December 3rd, 2013)

  • imdbperson: filmographs had skipped every second entry somehow
  • imdbperson: born() and died() got broken due to site changes. Thanks to GeorgeFive for the fix!
  • imdb::title() returned an empty string for movies that haven't been released yet
  • reworked imdb::title_year() to better handle year-spans (e.g. for serials: "2010-2012")
  • imdb: decoding IMDB external site re-directs to target URLs
  • imdb::cast() now has an optional parameter $clean_ws (default: FALSE) to remove whitespaces (especially line-breaks) in names
  • imdb_person: more adjustments due to site changes to birthname(), nickname(), height(), spouse(), bio(), trivia(), quotes(), trademark(), salary()

New in version 2.2.1 (October 21st, 2013)

  • again site changes, this time they broke the personal credits (actors, composers, writers, etc.)
  • imdb::yearspan() didn't catch all "delimiters" used on the IMDB sites
  • added new config option "language" (see mdb_config for details – and thanx to strikedaemon for the code!)
  • changed a bunch of methods from private to protected, to allow overriding them by extension classes
  • IMDB decided to introduce another /genre/ link to most popular genres, which messed up the genre() method
  • imdb::plot() and imdb::plot_split() were broken due to another site change

New in version 2.2.0 (September 23rd, 2013)

  • introduced the possibility to override config vars using simple *.ini files (see conf/*)
  • removed Moviepilot classes (the service is no longer operational via its API)
  • fixes to cache.php (listed the same movie over and over)
  • doc/README updated
  • cache.php now uses glob() to speed up file finding
  • some minor code cleanup
  • added some more example code to doc/examples

New in version 2.1.9 (September 20th, 2013)

  • imdb::alsoknow() and imdb::releaseInfo() were broken due to site changes
  • imdbperson::filmograf() missed some character names due to site changes
  • imdb::soundtrack() was broken due to site changes
  • imdb_person: latest site changes broke all filmografies. fixed.
  • imdb: crazy_credits(), goofs(), quotes(), video_sites() broken due to site changes
  • while fixing imdb::video_sites, discovered more similar content on that page: soundclip_sites(), photo_sites() and misc_sites() added
  • imdb: trivia(), officialSites() broken due to site changes
  • imdb_person: movies_crew() and movies_archive() broken due to site changes

New in version 2.1.7 (May 16th, 2013)

  • Many changes on the IMDB sites required many fixes.
  • Though not all problems are solved yet, this release addresses most issues related to the core functionality.

New in version 2.1.5 (December 7th, 2012)

  • This version mainly fixes things broken by IMDB site changes.
  • There are some minor enhancements.

New in version 2.1.3 (April 17th, 2012)

  • Site changes again broke several methods in the imdb class, which are now hopefully fixed. imdb::get_episode_details() was extended to also provide the "airdate", plus more genres are retrieved.