PHP is the most popular server-side programming language. The year 2015 was a big year for PHP developers, as PHP 7 was released with many great features for better performance and interoperability. PHP can be easily embedded with HTML and this is one of the advantages that makes it attractive. Over time, new versions of PHP have evolved and trends have also changed. Website speed and better user experience have always been the main drivers of changing trends.
Latest trends in PHP development:
1. Language improves over time:
Innovation comes from intense competition between programming languages. PHP 7 has many improvements including faster code execution, memory usage optimization and new interoperability features. The PHP version has been updated four times with a lot of focus on security. The level of adoption of PHP 7 is increasing faster than ever. It is also supported by Magento, Symphony and many other content management systems and frameworks.