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The Future of PHP

May 10, 2008, 20:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nathan A. Good)

"PHP is already popular, used in millions of domains (according to Netcraft), supported by most ISPs and used by household-name Web companies like Yahoo! The upcoming versions of PHP aim to add to this success by introducing new features that make PHP more usable in some cases and more secure in others. Are you ready for PHP V6? If you were upgrading tomorrow, would your scripts execute just fine or would you have work to do? This article focuses on the changes for PHP V6--some of them back-ported to versions PHP V5.x--that could require some tweaks to your current scripts.

"If you're not using PHP yet and have been thinking about it, take a look at its latest features. These features, from Unicode to core support for XML, make it even easier for you to write feature-filled PHP applications..."

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