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Minimalist Sublime Text 3 Setup for PHP
Development Tools / November 01, 2018

Minimalist Sublime Text 3 Setup for PHP

While many developers are flocking to IDEs and other hybrids like Visual Studio Code, I’ve found myself trying to create a minimalist Sublime Text 3 setup. I am a minimalist at heart, and I like both my physical environment and virtual environment to be as minimal and tidy as possible. I want to present to you the minimalist Sublime Text 3 setup that I’ve landed on, but still feel like I have most everything I need to be productive.

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PHP Released v7.2.0 Beta 1
News / July 21, 2017

PHP Released v7.2.0 Beta 1

Yesterday, the PHP team released the first beta of the 7.2.0 release. From the announcement this version builds on previous releases with the following: The much-anticipated Sodium extension Opcache improvements Countable support for DOMNodeList and DOMNamedNodeMap Improved handling for invalid UTF8 in json_decode() And many bugfixes… If you have the ability, they encourage you to …

Deprecations for PHP 7.2
News / January 30, 2017

Deprecations for PHP 7.2

The PHP 7.2 RFC for deprecating some current functionality has been approved. The following items are included in this list and will begin throwing deprecated notices: __autoload The magic __autoload function has been superseded by spl_autoload_register in PHP 5.1 and its use discouraged in the documentation. One primary advantage of spl_autoload_register() is the ability to …

PHP 5.6 Is No Longer Actively Supported
News / January 20, 2017

PHP 5.6 Is No Longer Actively Supported

As of yesterday, Jan 20th, 2017, PHP 5.6 will be no longer actively maintained, however It will still receive security fixes through December 31st, 2018. PHP 7.0 and 7.1 are the only two versions that will be actively maintained this year and Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0 once it’s released which is scheduled for …

PHP 7.1 is now released – Featuring nullable types, class constants, and more.
News / December 02, 2016

PHP 7.1 is now released – Featuring nullable types, class constants, and more.

PHP 7.1 is now released and includes new features such as Nullable types, Void return type, Class constant visibility modifiers, and more.

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