The new features of PHP 7


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 author of the italian books "PHP Best Practices" and "Javascript Best Practices" published by FAG Milano and "Sviluppare in PHP 7" published by Tecniche Nuove. I'm the co-founder of PHP User Group in Turin (Italy), where I live and work remotely.

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