The PHP 7 release is here, bringing some much-desired changes and improvements to the language. This book covers all of the new features coming in PHP 7, as well as breaking changes and "gotchas" to watch out for. You'll learn how to take advantage of these changes and get started with PHP 7 today.
Who is this book for?
This book is for PHP developers looking to jump into PHP 7. You'll need previous experience with PHP in order to understand the topics and examples we'll cover. The more you know about PHP 5 and OOP, the more you'll understand why some of the changes are important and how they'll impact your development.
If you're a manager or leader of a team looking to work in PHP 7, this book will help your developers quickly catch up on all the changes they need to know about, and even expose some new features they can take advantage of for faster, better development.
Colin O'Dell is a Lead Web Developer at Unleashed Technologies, a web and hosting firm based in Maryland. He has been programming since 1996 and has over a decade of professional experience with PHP. In addition to being an active member of the PHP League and maintainer of the league/commonmark parser, Colin is also a conference speaker, author, Symfony Certified Developer (Expert), and Magento Certified Developer.