HHVM 3.5.0 Released
The Facebook supported alternative PHP VM has a new version.
A plug-n-play CMS for PHP sites. Targeted to developers, who built web apps and don’t want to re-invent the wheel every time for the content parts of their app. Uses SQLlite or MongoDB as data store.
Return Types Declarations approved for PHP7
In PHP7 we’ll be able to declare the return type for functions and will be enforced causing a fatal error if a different type is returned. Here’s an example of how it will look taken straight from the RFC:
Even if it’s destined for ads, it doesn’t mean you can’t use it to put together a single page website, but lets hope that Google Web Designer won’t be the beginning of another ‘Flash’-like era where Canvas is used instead of the Flash container plugin leading to bloated, hard to maintain, and non-indexable websites all over again.