I create and manage websites, applications and e-commerce solutions at Unleashed Technologies. When I'm not solving tough problems for clients or working on open-source projects, you can find me speaking at conferences all around the world. In my free time, I also like to tinker with Arduino and home automation.
I'm excited to share that version 1.6.0 of league/commonmark has been released! This will be the last minor release of the 1.x branch - all efforts will now be focused on wrapping up development of 2.0.0!
Please see https://commonmark.thephpleague.com/1.6/upgrading/ for important information about this release and the upcoming 2.0.0 version.
The PHP RFC for enumerations just passed a 44-7 vote to be accepted as a new feature in the upcoming PHP 8.1 release!
Enumerations, also known as "enums", are a special data type that can only contain specific, predefined (or "enumerated") values. They behave somewhat similar to constants, in that their names can be referenced in code, but they allow for stronger typing.
The classic use case illustrated by the RFC is of an enum that defines different suits of playing cards:
As a developer, I LOVE my geeky t-shirts and mugs, but it's hard to find quality products with designs I like. I've therefore been hard at work these last few weekends putting together my new project: www.moderngeekware.com