PHP, much like most programming languages is very slow to evolve. If you coded PHP five or even ten years ago and know the basics of object oriented programming then you will still be able to read and write PHP code today. Even when a new branch is released, the adoption rate is very slow and developers are reluctant to use new features since their code won’t be portable if moved to an older shared server using an older version of PHP.
New technology has forced us to reconsider our faces in more ways than one.
Consider the recent news, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, that the body part inspiring more people to go under the knife is the chin. “Chinplants” are becoming the fastest growing cosmetic surgery trend.
The growth in online video conferencing has been identified as the motivation. Now we are forced to look at our own faces beyond the limitations of a bathroom mirror. We analyze, analyze and then analyze some more.