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league/commonmark 1.6.0 Released!

Written by colinodell.com - Blog / Original link on May. 1, 2021

I'm excited to share that version 1.6.0 of league/commonmark has been released! This will be the last minor release of the 1.x branch - all efforts will now be focused on wrapping up development of 2.0.0! Please see https://commonmark.thephpleague.com/1.6/upgrading/ for important information about…


PHP 8.1 is Getting Enumerations!

Written by colinodell.com - Blog / Original link on Feb. 17, 2021

The PHP RFC for enumerations just passed a 44-7 vote to be accepted as a new feature in the upcoming PHP 8.1 release! Enumerations, also known as "enums", are a special data type that can only contain specific, predefined (or "enumerated") values. They behave somewhat similar to constants, in that…



How To Install PHP 8.0

Written by colinodell.com - Blog / Original link on Nov. 28, 2020

PHP 8.0 has just been released! This new major version adds several significant features and improvements to the language like attributes, match expressions, Just-In-Time compilation (JIT), and much more! Here's a brief guide on how to install PHP 8.0 on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X: Ubuntu PHP 8.0…



Testing PHP 8 With Docker

Written by colinodell.com - Blog / Original link on Aug. 6, 2020

The first beta release of PHP 8 is here! We're now one step closer to the scheduled release of PHP 8.0.0 stable on November 26th. Developers looking to get a head-start on testing their applications (or just looking to play with the new features) can easily use Docker to start testing today. The of…