The second best thing about PHP 7

Following on from the previous theme I've picked out another of my favourite new things in PHP to talk about - general strictness. In current version of PHP there is no way to define the type of thing that a function will return or accept as a parameter - very different to most other languages.

The best thing about PHP 7

With PHP 7 finalised and almost here I thought I'd take a look and pick out a few of my favourite new features that it introduced. I do a lot of my daily work in PHP but do know a few other languages fairly well - there are some things being added that PHP has been lacking for a long time so, to me, this feels like a big catch up.