PHP 5.5.0 alpha 1

PHP 5.5.0 alpha 1 was released a few days ago. New features include:

  • support for Generators,
  • a new password hashing API,
  • support for finally in try/catch blocks,
  • support for list() in foreach,
  • constant array/string dereferencing,
  • ext/intl improvement

More info on these features can be read in Test Drive PHP 5.5: A Sneak Peek and What PHP 5.5 might look like

Published by Bramus!

Bramus is a frontend web developer from Belgium, working as a Chrome Developer Relations Engineer at Google. From the moment he discovered view-source at the age of 14 (way back in 1997), he fell in love with the web and has been tinkering with it ever since (more …)

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