The Chain of Responsibility design pattern is gaining in popularity, since being part of the PSR-15 standard (HTTP Request Middleware). Here is a quick overview of it. It let's you chain actions, and often gives them the ability to stop the chain.
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The Chain-of-responsibility programming design pattern (explained using PHP)
Array Destructuring: The Useful PHP 7 Feature You (maybe) Aren't Using
Array Destructuring is a new feature from PHP 7.1 that can make code cleaner and a bit quicker to write. However it doesn't seem to be commonly used. Here is a guide on how to use it.