PHP 7.x – The New New PHP
PHP 5.3 was released in 2009. Even with PHP 7.2 out now, 5.3 and 5.4 still account for over 40% of all production servers. PHP 7 brings numerous improvements to PHP, from minor syntactic enhancements to major engine changes to a new, stronger type system but what does it mean for developers? It’s time to paint a clear picture of why everyone should move to 7.0 (or 7.1), and how to get code ready for the latest version of PHP. In this talk, we’ll look at some handy tools and techniques to ease the migration.