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 - Rogue Wave Software

I'm a Software Developer since 1996. I work in the R&D department of Rogue Wave Software (USA). I'm a core developer of the open source projects Apigility, Expressive, and Zend Framework. TEDx and regular speaker of international web conferences. I did computer science research at the Informatics Institute of the Amsterdam University. I'm the author of the italian books "Sviluppare in PHP 7, "PHP Best Practices", and "Javascript Best Practices". I'm the co-founder of PHP User Group in Turin (Italy), where I live and work remotely.

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