|Comming from a java programming background, this change seems natural and very long overdue for php. |
|2012-06-18 00:08:56 - In reply to message 1 from Avi Aialon|
|Right, but keep in mind that the language itself did not change. Only the runtime engine works more efficiently if there are no dynamically defined class variables, but you can still define class variables dynamically.|
|2012-06-18 02:13:34 - In reply to message 2 from Manuel Lemos|
|I agree. Even though its only the runtime engine its a step|
In the right direction. And i have a feeling that the success this will bring to the language's performance will open doors for the core development team to explore this further. Also, its still great that you can define dynamic class variables as this maintains php's versatility as a loosely typed language. Im just excited because like i said, having experience with both java and php, if PHP tightened up thigs such as mutuple inheritence, and variable typing..sky's the limiy for PHP!