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PHP7

Postby asawyer13 on Oct 28th, '15, 19:28

Has anyone tried using the Business Directory using PHP7?
I know it's still in development, but curious since PHP7 is supposed to be released in a few weeks.
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Re: PHP7

Postby ICap on Oct 29th, '15, 06:31

Hi. Not even trying to use a business directory to php 7, I think that for the normal operation need to be updated, as this version of php is only partial backward compatibility with earlier versions
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Re: PHP7

Postby asawyer13 on Oct 29th, '15, 09:36

Not sure if changes in Business Directory will be needed or not.
WordPress for example needs no changes.

I will try php7 and Business Directory out when php7 releases on Nov 12 and let you know.
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Re: PHP7

Postby asawyer13 on Oct 29th, '15, 10:18

Bitnami makes a WAMP with PHP7 RC5 in it.

I installed it and tried the Business Directory. mysql_connect has been deprecated so it won't run. I'm sure that can be changed.

I don't know if there is anything else or not that would need changed other than the mysql_ functions.
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Re: PHP7

Postby asawyer13 on Oct 29th, '15, 10:30

I was just curious more than anything.

I'm sure it will take quite a while for most hosting providers to switch to PHP7, but I was curious because PHP7 is so fast as compared to earlier versions.
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Re: PHP7

Postby ICap on Oct 30th, '15, 05:45

Thank you to check this point with an example. In this version, developers have stated that all stop working earlier deprecated methods. I think that not only mysql functions need to be replaced, but it is likely these changes will be enough.
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Re: PHP7

Postby asawyer13 on Oct 30th, '15, 09:14

The CMF script does appear to work in PHP7.

I didn't do extensive testing but it installed, came up, and I could search and edit data.

Love the ApPHP scripts.
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Re: PHP7

Postby administrator on Nov 2nd, '15, 14:34

Yes, currently it doesn't work with PHP7 :(
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