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IBM developerWorks:
What's new in PHP V5.3, Part 5: Upgrading from PHP V5.2
Feb 26, 2009 @ 12:14:56

On the IBM developerWorks blog the next article in their "What's new in PHP V5.3" series has been posted. In this fifth part looks at some of the changes and issues you might face when making the upgrade (including slightly modified function behavior and deprecated functions).

In this final part of the series, learn about things to consider when upgrading from PHP V5.2. There are changes that break backward-compatibility and features that are deprecated in PHP V5.3 for removal in future versions. Some enhancements to existing features within PHP are also covered.

Changes included in the list are:

  • Syntax changes
  • Changes to functions and methods
  • Extension changes
  • Build changes
  • Deprecated items
tagged: php5 upgrade change compatibility deprecation

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