DEV Community

loading...
Cover image for PHP 7.4 (Changes & Performance)

PHP 7.4 (Changes & Performance)

anastasionico
An Italian coder and design enthusiast. I publish content on my blog that helps web developers improve their skills
・2 min read

Want to know who my biggest competitor is?

No, it isn’t the young boy just graduate and full of motivation, It isn't the Python community with its machine learning features.

It's me. Well, kind of.

A part of me would love to be always up to date, learning the new trends as soon as they are released or spend more time studying what is going on in the industry.

The other part loves popcorn and watches Stranger Things on Netflix.

The reality is that it is very easy to bourn-out and motivational videos work only until a certain point.
The rest is up to me,
Chances are, if you are not making the progress you’d like, you might also find yourself in the same position.

The good news is that you do not have to spend all your free time reading books, buying expensive courses or even reading blog posts.
You can do it only when it is actually needed.

How you find out when learning is needed?
From time to time certain moments occur, some breakthroughs, a new technology comes up or a new version of a programming language is released.

Successful people follow the Pareto principle,

It says that 20% of our effort will cause 80% of our results.

I find deeper meaning by focusing on what is important.
What I value most. What keeps me fired up and makes all current obstacles seem insignificant.

The series I have published in the last couple of weeks, and that ends with this episode was about this concept.

PHP 7.4 did not bring any major changes or disrupting features but learning it is a mandatory step to understand in which direction this programming language is moving.

In this article, you will discover what the changes are, how the benchmarks of PHP 7.4 compare to other versions and we'll have a look at what to expect from PHP 8.

Read the full article here

Discussion (0)

Forem Open with the Forem app