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"PHP RFC: Deprecate autovivification on false"

Nice to see the language mature. I'm not a fan of all recently passed RFCs, but this is one of those slow-and-steady ones I'm happy to see get landed. #php

They grow up so fast, don't they? ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿค—

wiki.php.net/rfc/autovivificat

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All Cops Are Bastards, according to one of the bastards.

His conclusions are radical, and Iโ€™m still considering how I feel about them.

But regardless of how you feel about his conclusions, you canโ€™t deny his experiences.

Donโ€™t talk to cops.

Confessions of a Former Bastard Cop | by Officer A. Cab | Medium https://medium.com/@OfcrACab/confessions-of-a-former-bastard-cop-bb14d17bc759

I'm really proud of how my "Cool Tools for PHP Development" talk has been shaping up. I've presented it 4 times this month, and the last time presenting to @phpugmrn was the best so far. Sadly, no recording of that one, and much of it is live coding.

speakerdeck.com/ramsey/cool-to

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Twitter is down. Hello again, Fediverse! ๐Ÿ‘‹

Mastonaut needs to provide some feedback that you have indeed boosted something. I keep clicking the โ€œboostโ€ icon multiple times, only to find Iโ€™m boosting/unboosting the toot multiple times.

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If you need to chat with someone over the holidays, whether itโ€™s about PHP or anything else, Iโ€™ll be hanging out at phpc.chat, so feel free to join me there.

If you need to chat with someone over the holidays, whether itโ€™s about PHP or anything else, Iโ€™ll be hanging out at phpc.chat, so feel free to join me there.

According to Spotify, my top song for 2020 wasโ€ฆ oh, wait. I donโ€™t use Spotify.

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For Cyber Monday, weโ€™re offering PHP 8.0 for free! Go download it today! php.net/releases/8.0/en.php

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All of PHP 7.2 and earlier are now EOL! These versions will no longer receive security updates or bug fixes. Itโ€™s time to upgrade! php.net/eol.php

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Very special thank you to @pollita and @carusogabriel, release managers, and to all the contributors who put in countless hours to make PHP 8 possible! ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ๐Ÿพ

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@pollita Did I see somewhere that thereโ€™s a release party today (or sometime soon)?

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