Last 6 Months in PHP - April 2014

Last 6 Months in PHP - April 2014

Kansas City PHP User Group
April 4, 2014

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John Kary

April 02, 2014
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  1. Last Month in PHP April 2, 2014
 Kansas City PHP

    User Group Slides: http://johnkary.net/talks John Kary @johnkary 6 months
  2. Releases

  3. 5.5.10 5.4.26 5.3.28 Upgrade NOW!

  4. New design of php.net

  5. 2.3.0 2.2.6 2.1.6 1.12.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.2.11 2.1.13 2.0.25 3.8.1

    7.26 6.30 = Contains at least 1 major security fix in the last 6 months = New major version in the last 6 months Upgrade NOW!
  6. 5.6.0-alpha3

  7. Peer Certificates Verified by Default
 with SSL/TLS https://wiki.php.net/rfc/tls-peer-verification ACCEPTED

  8. Syntax for Variadic Functions https://wiki.php.net/rfc/variadics ACCEPTED

  9. Variadic Functions 5.5 function sum() { return array_sum(func_get_args()); } !

    echo sum(2, 4, 6, 8); // 20 5.6 function sum(...$args) { return array_sum($args); } ! echo sum(2, 4, 6, 8); // 20
  10. Variadic Functions - Type Hinting 5.6 function weekends(DateTime ...$weekends) {

    foreach ($weekends as $date) { echo $date->format('Y-m-d') . ", "; } } ! $sat1 = new DateTime('September 21, 2013'); $sun1 = new DateTime('September 22, 2013'); $sat2 = new DateTime('September 28, 2013'); $sun2 = new DateTime('September 29, 2013'); ! echo weekends($sat1, $sun1, $sat2, $sun2); // 2013-09-21, 2013-09-22, 2013-09-28, 2013-09-29,
  11. Package Signing Pádraic Brady http://blog.astrumfutura.com/2014/03/thoughts-on- composers-future-security/

  12. HHVM

  13. Hack

  14. Conferences / Events

  15. LoneStarPHP.com $200 $175 Coupon Code: KCPHP14

  16. Kansas City Developer Conference (KCDC) May 15-17

  17. Chicago May 19-20, 2014 tek.phparch.com Schedule has been announced

  18. Chicago May 19-20, 2014 tek.phparch.com

  19. Kansas City Marriott Downtown CFP closes April 29

  20. Nomad PHP?

  21. Day Camp 4 Developers?

  22. fin http://johnkary.net/talks @johnkary