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[fit] The Latest in PHP

[fit] November 2017 Edition


Presented by

Chris Gmyr

@cmgmyr


PHP Releases

5.6.32

  • Bug Fixes: Date, mcrypt, PCRE

7.0.25

  • Bug Fixes: Apache2Handler, litespeed, SPL

7.1.11

  • Bug Fixes: Hash, MySQLi, Opcache, PDO_mysql

PHP Releases

PHP 7.2.0 RC6 - Final Release Candidate! (~Nov 30th)

https://github.com/php/php-src/blob/php-7.2.0RC6/UPGRADING


PHP RFCs

  • Implemented
    • 7.3: Allow a trailing comma in function calls
    • https://wiki.php.net/rfc/trailing-comma-function-calls
    • 7.3: PCRE2 Migration
    • https://wiki.php.net/rfc/pcre2-migration
  • Pending Implementation
    • Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes
    • https://wiki.php.net/rfc/flexible_heredoc_nowdoc_syntaxes

https://wiki.php.net/rfc


Framework: Laravel

5.5.[19-21]

  • Added Router::apiResources()
  • Support custom URLs for S3
  • Added handful of testing assertions (assertJsonMissingExact, assertJsonCount, etc)
  • Added MakesHttpRequests::followingRedirects() & MakesHttpRequests::from()

https://github.com/laravel/framework/releases https://laracon.net/ Feb 7th ($12 early bird)


Framework: Symfony

4.0.0-BETA4, 3.4.0-BETA4

End of the month!

https://symfony.com/blog/category/releases


CMS: Drupal

8.4.[1-2]

  • Bug Fixes

https://www.drupal.org/project/drupal/releases


CMS: Wordpress

4.9 (Tipton)

  • Syntax Highlighting and Error Checking
  • Developer Sandbox (themes/plugins)
  • New Gallery Widget

https://wordpress.org/news/2017/11/tipton/

Be a Gutenberg early tester https://wordpress.org/plugins/gutenberg/


IDE: PHPStorm

2017.3 Public Preview

  • New REST client interface
  • Performance improvements
  • Improved code templates
  • Create new Codeception and PHPSpec tests
  • Improved Twig formatting & template injections
  • Improved Database view, SQL generator

https://blog.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/2017/11/phpstorm-2017-3-public-preview/


IDE: VSCode

1.18

  • Multi-root workspaces
  • Vertical panels
  • Git indicators in the Explorer
  • Inline pending change review
  • Better extension recommendations
  • Performance improvements

https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_18


PHP Conferences - November

php[world] November 15–16, Washington, D.C. world.phparch.com

LaravelDay Nov. 30–December 1, Verona, Italy http://2017.laravelday.it


PHP Conferences - December

ConFoo Vancouver 2017 December 4–6, Vancouver, Canada confoo.ca/en/yvr2017/


Nomad PHP

US Refactoring Done Right By Brandon Savage

Europe PHP 7 Goodie Bag By Cal Evans

https://nomadphp.com/


Open Call for Papers

Midwest PHP March 9-10, Minnesota CFP Ends: 11/20/17 https://2018.midwestphp.org/

PHP[TEK] May 31-Aug 1, Atlanta, GA CFP Ends: 12/29/17 https://tek.phparch.com/


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