The Latest in PHP: November 2017 Edition

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November 16, 2017

The Latest in PHP: November 2017 Edition

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Chris Gmyr

November 16, 2017
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  1. The Latest in PHP November 2017 Edition

  2. Presented by Chris Gmyr @cmgmyr

  3. PHP Releases 5.6.32 - Bug Fixes: Date, mcrypt, PCRE 7.0.25

    - Bug Fixes: Apache2Handler, litespeed, SPL 7.1.11 - Bug Fixes: Hash, MySQLi, Opcache, PDO_mysql 4 http://php.net/ChangeLog-5.php 4 http://php.net/ChangeLog-7.php
  4. PHP Releases PHP 7.2.0 RC6 - Final Release Candidate! (~Nov

    30th) https://github.com/php/php-src/blob/php-7.2.0RC6/ UPGRADING
  5. PHP RFCs 4 Implemented 4 7.3: Allow a trailing comma

    in function calls 4 https://wiki.php.net/rfc/trailing-comma-function-calls 4 7.3: PCRE2 Migration 4 https://wiki.php.net/rfc/pcre2-migration 4 Pending Implementation 4 Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc Syntaxes 4 https://wiki.php.net/rfc/flexible_heredoc_nowdoc_syntaxes https://wiki.php.net/rfc
  6. Framework: Laravel 5.5.[19-21] 4 Added Router::apiResources() 4 Support custom URLs

    for S3 4 Added handful of testing assertions (assertJsonMissingExact, assertJsonCount, etc) 4 Added MakesHttpRequests::followingRedirects() & MakesHttpRequests::from() https://github.com/laravel/framework/releases https://laracon.net/ Feb 7th ($12 early bird)
  7. Framework: Symfony 4.0.0-BETA4, 3.4.0-BETA4 End of the month! https://symfony.com/blog/category/releases

  8. CMS: Drupal 8.4.[1-2] 4 Bug Fixes https://www.drupal.org/project/drupal/releases

  9. CMS: Wordpress 4.9 (Tipton) 4 Syntax Highlighting and Error Checking

    4 Developer Sandbox (themes/plugins) 4 New Gallery Widget https://wordpress.org/news/2017/11/tipton/ Be a Gutenberg early tester https://wordpress.org/plugins/gutenberg/
  10. IDE: PHPStorm 2017.3 Public Preview 4 New REST client interface

    4 Performance improvements 4 Improved code templates 4 Create new Codeception and PHPSpec tests 4 Improved Twig formatting & template injections 4 Improved Database view, SQL generator https://blog.jetbrains.com/phpstorm/2017/11/phpstorm-2017-3-public-preview/
  11. IDE: VSCode 1.18 4 Multi-root workspaces 4 Vertical panels 4

    Git indicators in the Explorer 4 Inline pending change review 4 Better extension recommendations 4 Performance improvements https://code.visualstudio.com/updates/v1_18
  12. PHP Conferences - November php[world] November 15–16, Washington, D.C. world.phparch.com

    LaravelDay Nov. 30–December 1, Verona, Italy http://2017.laravelday.it
  13. PHP Conferences - December ConFoo Vancouver 2017 December 4–6, Vancouver,

    Canada confoo.ca/en/yvr2017/
  14. Nomad PHP US Refactoring Done Right By Brandon Savage Europe

    PHP 7 Goodie Bag By Cal Evans https://nomadphp.com/
  15. Open Call for Papers Midwest PHP March 9-10, Minnesota CFP

    Ends: 11/20/17 https://2018.midwestphp.org/ PHP[TEK] May 31-Aug 1, Atlanta, GA CFP Ends: 12/29/17 https://tek.phparch.com/
  16. Notable News & Articles 4 https://dyrynda.com.au/blog/uploading-files-to-amazon-s3-from-the-browser- part-one 4 https://www.goetas.com/blog/modular-application-architecture-intro/ 4

    https://www.sitepoint.com/optimize-mysql-indexes-slow-queries-configuration/ 4 http://tech.trivago.com/2017/10/27/continuous-performance-monitoring-for-php--- the-tale-of-blackfire-at-trivago/ 4 https://jolicode.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-environment-variables- with-php 4 https://medium.com/@peter.lafferty/tdd-on-a-silex-controller-13b47ed4319b 4 https://symfony.fi/entry/php-7-1-vs-7-2-benchmarks-with-docker-and-symfony- flex
  17. Next Month @ TrianglePHP Year End Social More details TBD!

    Consider "Chipping In" https://secure.meetup.com/trianglephp/contribute/
  18. Have a Job/Need a Job Who's hiring? Who's looking? What

    are you looking for?
  19. Tonight @ TrianglePHP FilterEasy.com's New System Architecture Presented By -

    Daniel Milburn & James Fredley Thank you to FilterEasy for hosting and refreshments!