News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

KingFoo Blog:
PHP 5.4 - What's new?
January 24, 2012 @ 08:50:42

On the KingFoo blog today there's an excellent look at everything new coming up in PHP 5.4, the next version of PHP set to be released in early February.

PHP 5.4 will be stable soon. In this post I'll try to give you an overview and examples of the new PHP 5.4 features. If you want to try out PHP 5.4 (which is currently in RC3), it has to be installed first. I suggest that you try this out on a virtual machine so you don't break your current PHP version.

Improvements on the list include:

  • Improved Session Extension
  • Built-in webserver
  • Traits
  • Array dereferencing
  • Method calls through arrays
  • Binary notation for integers
  • Instantiate a class without running constructor
  • Improved JSON extension
  • Improved CURL extension

And this is just a start - they detail each of the improvements and provide code where needed to illustrate the update. They also link over to the PHP.net manual (or PHP bug tracker) for more information on the new feature/change.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
version upcoming language improvement addition new


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

International PHP Magazine: Three Releases - Graphing, Blitz and Plugins

PHP.net: PHP 5.6.0RC2 is available

IBuildings Blog: PHP Rated Top Scripting Language by Evans Data Corp

Derick Rethans' Blog: eZ Components (Awards)

Ant Phillips' Blog: PHP/Groovy Bridge


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


laravel threedevsandamaybe code opinion interview install testing release introduction podcast community unittest series framework list configure symfony2 developer refactor language

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework