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How to install/upgrade PHP 8.2 on Debian and Ubuntu systems

How to install/upgrade PHP 8.2 on Debian and Ubuntu systems

A detailed and a quick-start guide on installing and upgrading PHP 8.2 on Debian and Ubuntu systems
All the Easter Eggs in PHP

All the Easter Eggs in PHP

A trip down the memory with PHP's Easter Eggs over the years
Laragon: Simple, Flexible, and Modern Development Server Environment for Windows

Laragon: Simple, Flexible, and Modern Development Server Environment for Windows

Laragon is a modern, simple, and flexible Windows Development Environment that provides support for multiple PHP, Apache, and MySQL versions, with quick HTTPS setup, Quick-app templates, Composer, npm, and more

PHP News

PHP 8.2.0 Release Rescheduled to December 8

PHP 8.2 Release managers announced today that due to a newly found bug in PHP's Opcache, PHP 8.2.0 release will be rescheduled to December 8th.

PHP 8.1.11, 8.0.24, and 7.4.32 released with security and bug fixes

New PHP versions 8.1.1, 8.0.24, and 7.4.32 released, and they contain bug fixes and security fixes how PHP handles gzip files and cookies.

Longhorn PHP 2022 CFP Open

Longhorn PHP, one of the biggest PHP conferences in Texas, is now accepting talks for Longhorn PHP 2022, scheduled for November 3-5 in Austin, Texas.

PHP Versions and Changes

Version StatusUpcoming Release

PHP 8.3 is the active development branch of PHP versions. It's the current target for new RFCs, and is scheduled to be released towards the end of 2024.

Release Date2022-12-08
Version StatusUpcoming Release

PHP 8.2 is the upcoming major PHP version, to be released in December 2022. PHP 8.2 brings readonly classes, null, false, and true types, and more new features along with a few deprecations.

Release Date2021-11-25
Version StatusSupported (Latest)

PHP 8.1 is the latest major PHP version. It brings major new features such as Enums, Fibers, never return type, Intersection Types, readonly properties, and more, while ironing out some of its undesired legacy features by deprecating them.

Release Date2020-11-26
Version StatusSupported

PHP 8.0, on the 25th year of PHP history, brings several important features such as Union Types, JIT, Constructor Property Promotion, Match Syntax, Named Parameters, and several more performance, syntax, and quality-of-life improvements.

Release Date2019-11-28
Version StatusSecurity-Fixes Only

PHP 7.4, the final release in the PHP 7.x series. PHP 7.4 brings typed properties, underscore numeric separator, and other minor improvements to PHP.

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