PHP Release Radar Episode 2: PHP 8.0 with Gabriel Caruso and I.
The PHP-Documentation has moved to git!
What is the next goal now? Create the best documentation PHP has ever had!
SO. MUCH. HYPE. For this.
I know some of you are like "How hard is it to run svn2git?" It's not. It's everything else involved in the complex organism that is php-doc that made this a Herculean task.
Huh... Anyone know what's up with sunshinephp.com ?
I'm not really expecting a conference this year because the plague is still raging, but I went looking for something from last year's site and nothing seems to be up at all anymore.
Well.... this will give me something to read in the morning.... https://www.reddit.com/r/PHP/comments/k514jf/how_awful_are_userspace_filters_in_php/
And thus the floodgates open. Chinese and Spanish added since that previous toot, and three more pull requests for Italian, Turkish, and Dutch.
I was kinda worried that some bit of the php.net website wasn't going to cope well with the new major version number (due to some quirks in our data structures), but it carried on like a champ.
PHP is really good at running really bad code really well.... even when that bad code is the php.net website.
We had a great panel of people last night at azPHP! All about PHP8!
For those asking about the apron, it reads:
I only tell bad chemistry jokes because all the good ones...
Followed by an entry from the periodic table showing the chemical symbol 'Ar' and its various properties.
Countdown to PHP 8.0.0
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Platform.SH Deploy Friday starting in about half an hour. Join Gabriel Caruso and I along with Larry Garfield and Patrick Dawkins to talk about PHP and the upcoming 8.0 release.
Greater Toronto Area online event tonight. I'll be giving a very short presentation on what's new in PHP 8.0 and will stick around for a Q&A. Come join us!