Should PHP Developers Learn the Newest Frameworks or Stick to the Classics?

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.

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