The new features of PHP 7

11:30/12:10

In this talk I'll present some of the new features of PHP 7. I will present the scalar type and return type declarations, the spaceship and null coalescing operators, the anonymous classes, the new Error exception, the security features, etc. Moreover, I will present some benchmarks and use cases of PHP 7 regarding the huge performance improvement.

Language: English

Level: Beginner

Enrico Zimuel

Senior Software Engineer - Zend Technologies

I'm a Software Engineer since 1996. I work in the R&D department of Zend, a Rogue Wave Company (USA). I'm a core developer of the open source projects Zend Framework and Apigility. I'm a TEDx and regular speaker of international PHP conferences. I did computer science research at the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam. I'm the co-author of the italian books PHP Best Practices and Javascript Best Pracitces published by FAG Milano. I'm the co-founder of PHP User Group in Turin (Italy), where I live and work remotely.

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