Some new features coming with PHP 5.4

Some new features coming with PHP 5.4

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).

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 personal productivity app. I love open source, technology, and economics.