PHP 5.6 Is Nearly Ready For Release, RC1 Is Out
Phoronix: PHP 5.6 Is Nearly Ready For Release, RC1 Is Out
PHP 5.6 is on track for its official release this summer as a major update to PHP5 while those looking to do some pre-production testing, RC1 is now available...
Wonderful. Yet more inconsistent features half-copied from other languages and then broken in stupid ways!
There's nothing broken about it.
Originally Posted by FLHerne
Originally Posted by psychoticmeow
It would probably be great if they provided a PHP 6, which breaks backward dependencies, cleans up the API, and tries to have more of a consistent design to it. But as the creator of it states, "it is not a designed language", it just grew into what it is today. Which sounds like a pretty bad idea from the start.
Finally, an exponentiation operator! I hate using pow(), it feels awkward.