Some new features coming with PHP 5.4

Some new features coming with PHP 5.4

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Jill Burrows has a detailed look at some of the new features coming with the imminent release of PHP 5.4:

What to Look for in PHP 5.4.0

In particular I find the concept of a build-in server for development very interesting, as it makes the barrier to entry into PHP development even lower (you don't even need to set up Apache or nginx to get going).

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John Collins

I have been writing about web technology and software development since 2001. I am the developer of the Alpha Framework for PHP, and the Five.Today personal productivity app. I love open source, technology, and economics.