Join Jon Peck for an in-depth discussion in this video Removed, incompatible, and deprecated functionality, part of PHP 5.5 First Look.
Sometimes functionality needs to be gracely retired. …These changes will have very little impact on most people. …But it's still important to a small subset of users. …Windows XP and Windows 2003 support is now officially removed from PHP. …Additionally PHP no longer supports functions that return PHP logo identifiers. …Do a quick rep of your code base for the following functions, php logo guid, php …easter egg logo guid, php real logo guid, and zend logo guid.…
If you have a non English non ASCII code base then you should be aware that case …and sensitivity is no longer locale specific. …Matching for function, class and constant names now follows ASCII rules which …improves support for languages such as Turkish. …If you have non ASCII characters in multi byte character sets in your code base, …test before deploying. Now for some deprecations. …Meaning, that these will be removed in future releases. …The first is the original MySQL extension, ext mysql.…
Instead use the MySQLi improved extension or PDO MySQL extension, preg replaced/e …
- Using generators to create simple iterators
- Dereferencing strings and arrays
- Enhancing security with the password hashing API
- Replacing APC with OPcache
- Normalizing Boolean and unpack() behavior
- Surveying the removed, incompatible, and deprecated functionality
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: How do I import the php55.sql file into MySQL?
<div>A: Copy the php55.sql file from the Exercise Files folder to somewhere you can access it at the command line. (In this course, that's the 'sandbox' folder.)</div> <div> </div> <div>Then type:<br /><div><span style="font-family: Courier;">mysql -user=sandbox -password=sandbox sandbox < php55.sql</span></div> <div> </div> <div>Be sure to substitute your MySQL username and password if necessary.</div> </div>