Excel Extension v0.9.8 Released!
Note: This article was originally published at Planet PHP on 31 December 2012.
You can download the tarball at http://ilia.ws/patch/php-excel-0.9.8.tar.bz2.
Sources are available at https://github.com/iliaal/php_excel/.
One important note, the 3.4.0 version of LibXL has a bug that causes numbers to be improperly written to files, therefor you should ONLY use version 3.4.1 that is available at http://www.libxl.com/download/libxl-3.4.1.tar.gz