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PHP5.3 Nearly Upon Us

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Looking forward to anonymous functions, not very interested in namespaces (that's a lie, I'm not interested in the declaring of namespaces).

Going to see about compiling the release candidate now :D

Also, PHPGTK2 is awesome!
Jun 13 '09 #1
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6,050 Expert 4TB
Damn it. Cannot compile GTK2 with PHP5.3 :(
Jun 14 '09 #2
6,050 Expert 4TB
I guess this thread shouldn't be in Misc Questions. Nowhere else seems appropriate, though.
Jun 17 '09 #3
5,058 Expert 4TB
There is a release candidate out?
Why was I not informed! :P

But yea, I'm looking forward to the namespaces. I'm going to have a lot of fun organizing my code with that! :D
The anonymous functions to. Kind of a JavaScript vibe going on there.

Also, the new MySQL native driver sounds like a nice addition.
Jun 22 '09 #4
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Yeah, it all looks pretty sweet. I'm not sure what PHP6 will bring that 5.3 won't? I don't see any differences.

Anyway, having a native driver (for mysql) makes sense - it's the most commonly used database tool in PHP.
Jun 22 '09 #5
6,050 Expert 4TB
Officially released today! :D
Jun 30 '09 #6
5,058 Expert 4TB
Whoot, Nice!
I'm going to have fun installing that on my test server tonight :-D

Don't think there are many Linux binaries available so soon tho. Probably going to have to build it from source. (Which I such at :-P)
Jun 30 '09 #7
6,050 Expert 4TB
It's simple!

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  1. cd php-source
  2. ./configure
  3. make
  4. sudo make install
Jun 30 '09 #8
8,651 Expert Mod 8TB
I hope the ISPs don't wait too long with updating PHP on their servers.
Jul 1 '09 #9
6,050 Expert 4TB
Well, people are still using PHP4 ... I think that says it all :P
Jul 1 '09 #10

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