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New Outer Array Functions Coming to PHP 7.3
News / July 18, 2018

New Outer Array Functions Coming to PHP 7.3

PHP 7.3 introduces two new array functions for working with the “outer” keys of an array. Learn about the RFC proposal and how the new functions work with some examples.

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PHP 7.3: Trailing Commas in Function Calls
News / June 14, 2018

PHP 7.3: Trailing Commas in Function Calls

Well PHP 7.3 won’t have arrow functions (that would be dreamy). However, trailing commas in function calls is an excellent addition coming to PHP 7.3. In PHP 7.3, trailing commas in function calls will be valid syntax. That is to say, you can use trailing commas when calling functions, but not defining them. Let’s go over the new allows trailing comma syntax coming to PHP 7.3.

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PHP 7.3: A Look at JSON Error Handling
News / June 12, 2018

PHP 7.3: A Look at JSON Error Handling

One of the new features coming to PHP 7.3 is better error handling for ‘json_encode()’ and ‘json_decode()’. The RFC (https://wiki.php.net/rfc/json_throw_on_error) was unanimously accepted by a 23 to 0 vote. Let’s take a look at how we handle JSON errors in <= PHP 7.2, and the new improvements coming in PHP 7.3.

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PHP 7.3 Alpha 1 Released
News / June 08, 2018

PHP 7.3 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP team announced yesterday that the release of the first PHP 7.3.0 version—Alpha 1—is available. This starts the PHP 7.3 [release cycle](https://wiki.php.net/todo/php73) which is based on PHP 7.2. Learn about the new features coming to PHP 7.3 and dates for the beta and general release later this year.

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Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Coming to PHP 7.3
News / April 19, 2018

Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Coming to PHP 7.3

Updates to the Heredoc and Nowdoc syntaxes proposed in a php.net RFC have been made for the upcoming PHP 7.3 release. The updates focus on improving look and readability. Learn all about the new Heredoc/Nowdoc changes coming to PHP 7.3!

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