The PHP evolves very rapidly nowadays. The new major version 7.0 introduced not only scalar or return type declarations and anonymous classes, but also new operators, Unicode support, latest SSL updates, a new approach to yields or traits. Together with all these, the new functions, classes, methods and all sorts of new constants and parameters have been added to improve the already powerful PHP language. In this book you will explore every PHP 7 version like: 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 and 7.4. Each of the version will contain a list of features with examples, new functions, methods, deprecated elements or any new updates to the existing packages. Every version will include a list of most crucial bug fixes with examples of the previous and existing behaviors. You will get a sneak peek of PHP 8 version as well as a speed comparison between the all stable releases and pitfalls to avoid. Covered sections and topics: Complete guide to the new PHP 7 world environment.Changes made in 7.1 . Updates added in 7.2.New changes for stable 7.3.Currently announced new features in 7.4.Deprecated elements for each version.New functions of each release.Summary of fixed bugs per version.Speed comparison.Pitfalls to avoid in new PHP.Sneak peek of PHP 8!This book is for the developers who already know how to code in PHP and who do know the basics of objects, classes and methods principles.
Author: Mr Adam Omelak