PHP 5.3.0 Released

PHP 5.3.0 Released

The PHP project has released the next major version of the popular web programming language, which includes many new features listed here:

PHP 5.3.0 Release Announcement

Perhaps one of the more unusual additions is the inclusion of an old-school goto statement for flow control:

(check out the inclusion of an XCKD cartoon on the bottom of the manual!)


John Collins

I have been writing about web technology and software development since 2001. I am the developer of the Alpha Framework for PHP. I love open source, technology, and economics. You can follow updates from this blog on Twitter.