With PHP 5.5 going EOL earlier this week and the PHP 7.1 beta expected later this month, now sounds like a good time to look into a neat little feature coming in 7.1: easily converting any callable into a proper Closure using the new Closure::fromCallable() method.
- A short refresher on closures in PHP
- When you need to convert a callable to a Closure
- Introducing Closure::fromCallable()
- Creating a closure that wraps a private method
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The new Closure::fromCallable() in PHP 7.1
Posted on | Freek Van der Herten