PHP 7, Soon To Release!
On July 23rd, the PHP development team presented with another best version, the new PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2. As known to all (developers in particular) a beta version is a test version of any software. The developers are allowed to use it, test them and suggest any flaws. But the beta version is never suggested to be deployed on real-time projects.
Earlier PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2, the development team announced the release of PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1. The next beta version will be released on 6th of August. All these are preparations for the PHP 7.
The new PHP 7 will have the new features like:
- Better performance. This version will work twice the speed of PHP 5.6
- It will eliminate many of the earlier errors
- Anonymous Classes
- Scalar Type Declarations
- Return Type Declarations
Not only these, but one will find many more.
To test this Beta Version of PHP 7, you can visit the download page.
Before PHP 7 Beta 2, the PHP development team released Alpha 1 on June 11, 2015, and Alpha 2 June 25, 2015. And before the final release of PHP 7, check the future versions of PHP 7.
In a very short time, PHP has gained its value. And today we have many of the websites developed in this strong scripting language. Not only this, we have three of the most renowned CMSs today based on PHP i.e.
And among the three, WordPress is the popular one. Development in WordPress is easy, even for a non-developer individual.
These are few of the facts which make PHP so popular. If you deny, do share your opinion, and suggest which programming language you would prefer and why?