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PHP 7.0 new features

What's new in PHP 7

Rasmus Lerdorf has revealed all the new features during a preview before the launch of PHP 7: check out this slide. I'm having a lot of problems to switch from a PHP 5.6 installation on Ubuntu or Kali Linux. Even PHPBrew is not helping me so I accept any hints and solutions. But let's see how we can install PHP 7. First of all we have to add the ppa:


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php

Install PHP7.0:


sudo apt-get install php7.0

If you are using MySQL, add MySQL binding:



sudo apt-get install php7.0-mysql

Installation on Windows

Here is the documentation on php.net. I used to install Appserv or a similar software to have the LAMP stack. Appserv, Wamp and Ampps are now supporting PHP7. Actually I have not tried to install them so I cannot write a specific feedback.

RESOURCES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBJdi_h_rKM

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