Installing PHP 7.0 is easier than ever. Here are instructions for installing the latest version on different platforms:
PHP 5.x Conflicts
With the imminent release of PHP 7 on the horizon, I thought it would be cool to check out some of the lesser-known features coming with the 7.0.0 release:
1. Array constants in
PHP 5.6 added the ability to define array constants on classes by using the
const LUCKY_NUMBERS = [4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42];
PHP 7 brings this same functionality to the
This post demonstrates how Blackfire was used to identify slowness in the league/commonmark parser. These findings were then used to implement two simple optimizations resulting in a 53% performance boost!
Creating manual backups of a website can be a time-consuming task. Using Linux, you can automate the entire download/transfer using the handy utility known as wget (Ubuntu users: install it with
sudo apt-get install wget)
Here’s the command to use for downloading your backup:
wget ftp://yourwebsite.com/some/directory -nv -r -N -l inf -nH --ftp-user='username' --ftp-password='password'