The Latest in PHP: June 2017 Edition

The Latest in PHP: June 2017 Edition

Markdown file can be found here https://github.com/trianglephp/latest-in-php

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Chris Gmyr

June 16, 2017
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  1. 5.

    PHP RFCs Implemented (7.2): Allow abstract function override (https://wiki.php.net/rfc/allow-abstract-function- override)

    abstract class A { abstract function bar(stdClass $x); } abstract class B extends A { abstract function bar($x): stdClass; } class C extends B { function bar($x): stdClass{} } // Fatal error: Can't inherit abstract function A::bar() // (previously declared abstract in B)
  2. 6.

    PHP RFCs Under Discussion: UUID (https://wiki.php.net/rfc/uuid) “Provide a UUID implementation

    as part of the PHP standard module…” (implement https://github.com/ramsey/uuid into core)
  3. 7.

    PHPUnit 6.2.0 4 Bug fixes 4 Better support for counting

    non-Iterator Traversable objects 4 Add support for disabling the conversion of E_DEPRECATED to exceptions 4 Add --no-logging option to disable logging https://github.com/sebastianbergmann/phpunit/wiki/Release- Announcement-for-PHPUnit-6.2.0
  4. 8.

    Framework: Laravel 5.4.[23-27] 4 Added ability to eager load counts

    via $withCount property 4 Added Router::apiResource() method (no create or edit routes) 4 Added TestResponse::assertViewIs() method 4 Added Model::refresh() shorthand 4 Added Request::routeIs() & Route Route::isName() 4 Added Macroable trait to FactoryBuilder https://github.com/laravel/framework/releases
  5. 10.

    Framework: Symfony 4 2.7.[28-29] 4 2.8.[21-22] 4 3.2.9 4 3.3.[0-2]

    https://symfony.com/blog/category/releases https://symfony.com/blog/symfony-3-3-0-curated- new-features
  6. 12.

    CMS: Wordpress 4.8 “Evans” 4 Widget Updates: Image, Video, Audio,

    Rich Text 4 Multi-site updates 4 JS API updates: Text Editor, Media Widgets https://wordpress.org/news/2017/06/evans/
  7. 13.

    CMS: Magento 2.0.14 4 Support for MasterCard BIN number expansion

    4 Resolution of multiple high priority and critical security issues 2.1.7 4 Resolution of multiple high priority and critical security issues 4 Reversion of the changes to image resizing that we introduced in 2.1.6
  8. 14.

    IDE: PHPStorm 2017.2 EAP 4 New Composer actions 4 traits

    improvements 4 New UML actions 4 remove Composer dependency action 4 PHP extensions detection 4 improved UI for PHP settings page https://blog.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/
  9. 15.

    IDE: VSCode 1.13 4 Set multiple cursors with Ctrl/Cmd +

    Click 4 Improved Git merge 4 Emmet abbreviations display 4 Enhanced snippets 4 Docker and MERN debugging recipes https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_13
  10. 16.

    PHP Conferences - June Dutch PHP Conference June 29–July 1,

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands https://www.phpconference.nl
  11. 18.

    Nomad PHP - June 22 US Pieces of Auth By

    Chris Cornutt Europe Transforming PHP By Christopher Pitt https://nomadphp.com/
  12. 19.

    Upcoming regional events Oct 7-8 - NCDevCon - http://ncdevcon.com Oct

    23-24 - All Things Open - http://allthingsopen.org
  13. 20.

    Notable News & Articles 4 How to Go From Development

    to Deployment with Docker 4 Controllers and Domain Exceptions 4 What is PSR-7 and How to Use It 4 Web Developer Security Checklist 4 PHP Versions Stats - 2017.1 Edition 4 Generate a JSON Feed with Laravel 4 Laravel 5.5 Gets Improvements with the Default Error Views 4 What Is WP-CLI? A Beginner’s Guide 4 15 years of Xdebug
  14. 23.

    Tonight @ TrianglePHP Microlithic Applications in PHP Presented By -

    Michael Kelly Thank you to Atlantic BT for hosting and refreshments!