An overview of the latest news and interesting developments across PHP from October 2018: new language features, RFCs, community news, upcoming conferences, and the latest versions of popular frameworks and platforms.
The Month in PHP
Kansas City PHP User Group
PHP Patch Releases
● 7.2.11 - php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.2.11
● 7.1.23 - php.net/ChangeLog-7.php#7.1.23
● PHP 7.3 is targeted 06 December 2018
● PHP 7.0 is dead 03 December 2018
● PHP 5 is dead 31 December 2018.
Built-In Hash Extension Cannot Be Disabled
Target: PHP 7.4
tl;dr: PHP is about to get a whole lot faster!
Target: PHP 7.4
Note: Currently in voting phase until 11/14 --
looks like it will pass!
Frameworks - Laravel
A profiler for Laravel
PHP: The Right Way
3 merged PRs in October!
● Jekyll fix -
● Liip binary installer for OSX supports PHP
● Typo fix -
● Note: Every open-source project can use
your help with documentation. What are
you waiting for?
Washington, DC - 11/14-15
Miami, FL - 2/7-9
Bloomington, MN - 3/08-09
CFP through 11/15 - cfp.midwestphp.org
PHP Yorkshire 2019
York, UK - 4/11-13
CFP through 11/16 - cfp.phpyorkshire.co.uk
Austin, TX - 5/02-04
CFP through 12/15 - cfp.longhornphp.com
Flyover Camp KC
Kansas City, MO - 5/31-6/02
Nomad PHP (Online) - November 15
Nomad PHP EU - 01:00 PM CST
I Don't Care About Security (And Neither
● Joel Lord (@joel__lord)
Nomad PHP US - 08:00 PM CST
Procrastination as a Service
● Lawrence Shea (@soWizardly)
Upcoming Coding Opportunities
● Advent of Code 2018
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