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PHP 7 Roundup: RETURN TYPES! March 27, 2015

Many years ago (in 2011) I wrote “interfaces are worthless“. For the most part they have remained mostly worthless for me as typically a superclass of sorts has proven to be a better solution for taxonomy and enforcing the exact typing rules I have criticized interfaces in PHP for in the past.

Feast your eyes on this: https://wiki.php.net/rfc/scalar_type_hints_v5  – not enough for you? ok, how about THIS! https://wiki.php.net/rfc/return_types

PHP 7 is shaping up to be a pretty awesome release. FINALLY. RETURN TYPES. INTERFACES. JOY.

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