Up to Speed with PHP 7

Want to get up to speed with PHP 7? Then this is the course for you
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  • Lectures 41
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

In this Up to Speed with PHP 7 training course, expert author David Powers will teach you about the new features and changes in the next major version of PHP. This course is designed for users that already have a solid understanding of PHP.

You will start by learning about what has changed in PHP 7, including internal changes, changes to existing features, and removed features. From there, David will teach you about new operators and functions and type checking. This video tutorial also covers classes and generators and error handling, including anonymous classes, generator delegation, and how to catch fatal errors. Finally, you will cover miscellaneous changes, such as using reserved words in classes, uniform variable syntax, and using assertions for debugging.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have learned all about the changes and new features in PHP 7. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • A basic knowledge of programming -
  • This course is designed for users that already have a solid understanding of PHP

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn what's new in PHP 7 and get up to speed quickly

What is the target audience?

  • Ideal for PHP programmers of all levels

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
Important - Download These First - Working Files
Article
Introduction To PHP 7
Preview
02:04
About The Author
Preview
01:57
Setting Up A Test Environment
Preview
02:06
Section 2: What Has Changed In PHP 7?
Internal Changes
Preview
03:58
Changes To Existing Features
03:20
Removed Features
04:26
Section 3: New Operators And Functions
Comparing Values With The Spaceship Operator
06:10
Unset Values With The Null Coalesce Operator
05:29
Unicode Codepoint Escape Syntax
04:23
Integer Division
05:11
Generating Random Bytes
01:44
Generating Random Numbers
01:56
Multiple Callbacks With preg_replace_callback_array
07:51
Section 4: Type Checking
Return Type Declarations - Compound Types
07:03
Introduction To Scalar Type Hinting
03:41
Scalar Return Type Declarations
04:57
Scalar Parameter Declarations
04:51
Combining Scalar Parameter And Return Type Declarations
07:17
Effect Of Strict Mode On Built-In Functions
04:18
Using Scalar Type Hints With User Input
03:36
Scalar Type Hinting - Review
03:41
Section 5: Classes And Generators
Anonymous Classes
07:35
Generator Return Expressions
05:16
Generator Delegation
05:36
Binding To Closures At Call-Time
03:37
Grouping Use Declarations
06:24
Section 6: Error Handling
Catching Fatal Errors
03:34
Throwable Interface
02:55
Catching Type And Parse Errors
04:18
Reclassification of E_STRICT Errors
07:08
New Reserved Words
00:54
date.timezone Warning Removed
03:51
Multiple Default Cases In Switch Statements
02:21
Section 7: Other Miscellaneous Changes
Improve Security Of Unserialize
04:51
Preserve Zero Fraction When Encoding As JSON
02:05
Using Reserved Words In Classes
02:24
Uniform Variable Syntax - Dereferencing
05:07
Uniform Variable Syntax - Variable Variables
08:50
Using Assertions For Debugging
05:27
Section 8: Conclusion
PHP 7 Assessed
02:56

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