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Andrey “Rarst” Savchenko

Techie. From Kiev. Cat person. WordPress contractor.

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Closures crash course for WordPress developers

WordPress core is about to raise minimum PHP requirement to version 5.6. That brings a wider access to cutting–edge nine years old features, such as anonymous functions (aka closures).

Closures had immediately generates some push back against using them with WordPress hooks. That is where they can shine though!

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