What's new in PHP V5.3, Part 3, Namespaces

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John Mertic

Date archived: May 19, 2017 | First published: January 20, 2009

PHP V5.3 is scheduled to release soon. This "What's new in PHP V5.3" series covers new and exciting features in this release. Part 2 looks at lambda functions and closures. Here in Part 3, we look at namespaces, which is one of the most anticipated and the most debated feature in this release of PHP. The concept of namespaces provides a way to help avoid problems with multiple functions, classes, and constants of the same name being defined multiple times.

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