Supporting the Future of PHP: The Role of Symfony and PHP Foundation

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This presentation focuses on the development and future of PHP, emphasizing the PHP Foundation's role in sustaining and advancing the language. It highlights the minimal contribution to PHP's development despite its widespread usage and the pivotal role of the PHP Foundation in addressing this gap. The foundation, supported by major PHP-based projects and companies, aims to improve PHP for end-users, ensure high-quality maintenance, and promote PHP's modern image. The talk discusses the foundation's achievements, challenges, and ongoing projects like lazy objects and property hooks, underscoring the importance of community and financial support in shaping PHP's future.

Delivered in English
The SensioLabs room

Friday, January 19, 2024 at 09:05 AM – 09:40 AM

Intermediate talk, some familiarity with the topic required.