Friday, March 27, 2009

PHP 5.3.0 RC 1

PHP team has just released their first release candidate which will eventually became PHP 5.3.0. This version will soon obsolete 5.2 series which has been used for years and it's proven to be stable.

What's new in PHP 5.3.0 ? A LOT
If you look at this NEWS, you will see lots of changes included in this release (roughly 3796 lines).

Here are some of the highlights taken from PHP's website:

This release also drops several extensions and unifies usage of internal APIs. Users should be aware of the following known backwards compatibility breaks: