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Tarzan 1.0.1 Now Available!

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Tarzan 1.0.1 is now available. This is a relatively minor update where only three things were changed:

I resolved some localization issues that primarily affected France, Germany, and Japan. If you’re currently localized as an english-speaking country, you probably won’t notice anything new. However, setting the character encoding for your Tarzan-enabled pages to UTF–8 is highly recommended for US, UK, and Canadian installations, and required for French, German, and Japanese installations.

I also tweaked the get_rating() function to add /5 to the end of the rating (since it’s out of 5 anyways). If you’re currently adding /5 or “out of 5” manually after using this function, you should remove it when you upgrade.

Lastly, I made some very minor, primarily subtle cosmetic changes to the Tarzan Information Page. Mostly just tweaking the margins and padding. I also added the quantity of cached files alongside the cache file size.

As always, you can check out a rough demo, ask a question, or see a real live implementation.

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.