PHP 5.3.0 Released

Published on 2009-07-01 by John Collins.

The PHP project has released the next major version of the popular web programming language, which includes many new features listed here:

PHP 5.3.0 Release Announcement

Perhaps one of the more unusual additions is the inclusion of an old-school goto statement for flow control:

(check out the inclusion of an XCKD cartoon on the bottom of the manual!)


Updated 2021 : note that the above post is out-of-date, given this post was originally published in 2009 and much newer versions of PHP are now available.