PHP 7: The New New PHP


The next era in the life of our favorite language has come.  PHP 7 brings numerous improvements to PHP, from minor syntactic enhancements to major engine changes to a new, stronger type system.

What does it mean for developers?  What exactly are the new tools at our disposal?  Are the changes in PHP 7 worth the upgrade?  We'll try to answer that question, and make the case for upgrading sooner rather than later.

Slides are available here.

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When & Where

Wednesday, 11 May, 2016 - 13:00 to 14:00
271-273 [Acquia]