Embracing the Fibers of PHP

By Matt Lantz

PHP often gets ignored in a world of compiled binaries and serverless infrastructure running containerized applications. Those of us developing with the latest practices for the last ten-plus years know that PHP has significantly sped up and embraced many cutting-edge features. Perhaps that is why it is still the most popular web programming language. One of the major advances in more recent PHP was the introduction of Fibers. This highly anticipated feature introduced a new format for managing concurrency tasks that had not been seen before. by Matt Lantz

This article was originally published in the May 2024 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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