This is article Part 2 of “All you need to know about PHP7”. In Part 1 we covered the importance of PHP7 and why should we upgrade to latest PHP7 version. In Part 2, we are going to cover the below topics.

  • Features/functions removed/added in PHP 7

1) Features/functions removed/added in PHP 7

Following are some of the list of functions/features which are removed/added in PHP7.

  • PHP4 constructors now deprecated

PHP4 constructors are the methods that have the same name as the class they are defined in. PHP7 will emit an E_DEPRECATED when encountering a PHP4 constructor (in PHP8 this method…

PHP elephant

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (or simply PHP) is one of those ubiquitous programming languages that underpins many of the most popular web platforms. PHP development began in 1994 as a personal project of Rasmus Lerdorf, who had created a series of Perl scripts which he referred to as his “Personal Home Page Tools” for the maintenance of his web page.

After being released worldwide, PHP underwent rapid refinement and development, with the second version of PHP/FI being released a mere two years later in November of 1997. PHP 3 was released in 1998, with PHP 4 and PHP 5 following in…

Sandeep Kadam

Fullstack Developer, lover of PHP & Web Development

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