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PHP 5.5.18 is available - Thu, 2014-10-16 00:00
The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.18. Several bugs were fixed in this release. A regression in OpenSSL introduced in PHP 5.5.17 has also been addressed in this release. PHP 5.5.18 also fixes 4 CVEs in different components. All PHP 5.5 users are encouraged to upgrade to this version. For source downloads of PHP 5.5.18 please visit our downloads page, Windows binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.
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Closures in PHP Who Knew? - Wed, 2014-10-15 12:40
Closures (also known as anonymous functions or lambda functions) are just that - Anonymous or closed. They don't follow the standard function declaration, and can be created inline. If you've used any modern JavaScript library, you've already done this.
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