The Web Standards Group has invited me to speak at their first Brisbane meeting. If your in town on the 12 May come and join in.
Here's a couple of the many articles I haven't had time to keep up with. MySQL-PHP Restriction Fears Unwarranted an article by Lori MacVittie shows the change of license by MySQL should now have little or no impact on most PHP project that include MySQL libraries.
PHP and ASP go Head to Head by Sean Hull, looks at the strengths and weaknesses of both and shows why Oracle has chosen to incorporate PHP into its products.