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2016, 18th of December:
The PHP serial extension for PHP 7 x64 is now available.
A new function is introduced, ser_setBreak.
Version 5.6.29 compatibility was checked.
2016, 27th of November:
PHP serial extension's compatibility checked OK up to PHP 5.6.28.
2016, 9th of June:
PHP serial extension checked OK up to PHP 5.6.22 and 5.5.36.
2016, 7th of January:
Happy New Year 2016! Here is the year's first PHP serial extension update for PHP 5.6.17 and 5.5.31.
2015, 20th of October:
PHP serial extension is OK for PHP 5.6.14, 5.5.30 and 5.4.45.
2015, 26th of August:
PHP serial extension checked with 5.6.12, 5.5.28 and 5.4.44, all good.
2015, 19th of June:
PHP serial extension packaged for 5.6.10, 5.5.26 and 5.4.42.
2015, March 15th:
PHP serial extension upgraded for 5.6.7, 5.5.23 and 5.4.39.
2015, February 12th:
PHP serial extension verified to work very well on Windows 8 / 8.1.
PHP serial extension checked with PHP 5.6.5, 5.5.21 and 5.4.35, no problems found.
rsterm also runs on Windows 8 / 8.1.
2015, January 7th:
Happy New Year 2015!
PHP serial extension checked with PHP 5.6.4, 5.5.20 and 5.4.36. OK!
2014, December 8th:
PHP serial extension updated to PHP 5.6.3, 5.5.19 and 5.4.35.
2014, October 7th:
PHP serial extension for PHP 5.6.0 to 5.6.1 is available now.
The other versions are updated for the latest PHP 5.3.29, 5.4.33 and 5.5.17.
2014, September 10th:
Checked PHP serial extension compatibility with PHP 5.4.32 and 5.5.16. Rezult OK!
2014, May 31st:
PHP serial extension is working with the latest 5.3.28 and 5.4.29 PHP versions.
Also the version for PHP 5.5.13 is ready and available in Download section.
2013, September 20th:
PHP serial extension verified to work up to 5.3.27 and 5.4.20. 5.5.x version will follow soon.
2013, May 22nd:
PHP serial extension checked OK up to PHP 5.3.25 and 5.4.15.
2013, February 21st:
The first check for this year of PHP serial extension's compatibility, is good with the latest 5.3.22 and 5.4.12 PHP.
2012, October 31st:
PHP serial extension verified OK with PHP 5.3.18 and 5.4.8.
2012, September 25th:
PHP serial extension verified with PHP 5.3.17 and 5.4.7. Safe to upgrade.
2012, August 21st:
The PHP serial extension works with the newest PHP 5.4.6 and 5.3.16
2012, August 12th:
With a bit delay (vacation time!) the PHP serial extension is checked and verified to work with 5.4.5 and 5.3.15.
2012, June 15th:
PHP serial extension verified to the yesterday released PHP 5.4.4 and 5.3.14.
2012, June 7th:
PHP version jump to 5.4.3 and 5.3.13, the PHP serial extension verfied and runs fine.
2012, March 5th:
On March 1st, the first day of the Spring, PHP 5.4.0 was released. The PHP serial extension needed re-compilation, runs OK on this new version. Is available as a separate package download.
2012, February 15th:
PHP 5.3.10 arrived in a hurry, and PHP serial extension keeps up.
2012, January 29th:
The PHP serial extension is working with PHP 5.3.9.
2011, September 6th:
PHP serial extension keeps pace with PHP running well with 5.3.8.
There is now a 5.2.16 VC6 non-thread safe version to be used with PHP GTK2.
2011, March 31st:
PHP released version 5.3.6 which is only available in VC9 build, Apache VC9 must be used and also the new compiled PHP serial extension for PHP 5.3.6 VC9.
2011, January 12th:
PHP versions step ahead to 5.2.17 and 5.3.5, so does PHP serial extension without problems.
2010, December 21st:
PHP serial extension is OK with the new PHP 5.2.16 and 5.3.4.
2010, August 10th:
Verified PHP serial extension compatibility with PHP 5.2.14 and 5.3.3. No complaint.
2010, April 07th:
Checked PHP serial extension compatibility with PHP 5.2.13 and 5.3.2. OK again!
2009, October 7th:
PHP serial extension has complete redesigned new version, doesn't require anymore to run PHP in CGI mode, so now is much faster and safer!
Also version for PHP 5.3.0 is added.
2009, October 2nd:
Launched GGlocatorBB, a Blackberry utility to find your Buddies or Vehicles with GpsGate server.
2009, September 19th:
Re-checked PHP serial extension compatibility, is working correctly up to 5.2.11.
2009, March 14th:
Launched rsterm, a serial terminal software for GSM & GPRS operations.
2009, March 07th:
New version for GPSGate Blackberry tracking client, new shape, new fnctionalities, new name gpstrackBB.
2009, February 17th:
The trial package for GPSGatePy GPS tracking application for Telit modules is online again.

Looks like a big gap here, I wonder why ??

2007, November 1st:
Finished Python client application for Telit GSM/GPRS/GPS modules. Enjoy!
2007, September 19th:
New application launch, Quick Texts. Fast Copy & Paste operations for repetitive phrases like email signatures, grettings, quotations.
2007, September 18th:
New article, LaCrosse WS2300 weather station PHP project, put your weather data on the web! See it here.

2007, February 11th:
Products rebranded to TheByteWorks name, better visibility than old Easyvitools.
Website reworked and moved to the new domain,
Old domain name is still running in parallel.

2007, January 09th:
- new functions in PHP serial extension to allow byte read / write operations
- PHP serial extension downloads available for PHP 5.1.2-5.1.6 and 5.2.0. For other version still need to contact me.

2006, March 11:
So much wanted PHP serial extension is here!
Serial port communications was a nightmare and subject of long Internet searches until now. This PHP extension allows programmers to build complete web interfaces for serial devices in their preferred language. Read more and see an example listing SMS messages from a GSM modem here.

2006, February 20:
Finally EzCom2Web 3.0 is ready!
- completely new Basic script engine, stronger and better
- shipped with new example, Web SMS interface! Yes, allow visitors to send / view SMS with a GSM phone, module or terminal.
Read about and try it here EzCom2Web 3.0. ... old news deleted ...