Erika Heidi – Getting Ready for PHP 7

2015 came as an important year for PHP – eleven years after its 5.0 release, a new major version is finally coming our way. PHP 7 is scheduled for release before the end of the year, bringing many new language features and an impressive performance boost.

But how this will impact in your current PHP codebase?
What really changed?
How safe it is to update?

This talk will give you a taste of what’s to come with PHP 7 and why you should care.

Erika Heidi is a web developer / devOp working with PHP and Linux for over a decade. Author of the Vagrant Cookbook and open source projects like and, she worked many years as an independent developer, experimenting with a large diversity of projects and tools. Erika is an active open source contributor, speaker and writer, working as technical writer for DigitalOcean.

Twitter: @erikaheidi
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Duration: 27:48
Publisher: DigitalOcean
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