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PHP 8.0 Reached Feature-Freeze

PHP 8.0 Reached Feature-Freeze

PHP 8.0 reached its feature-freeze, which means we know which major features make it to PHP 8.0.
How to use Union Types in PHP

How to use Union Types in PHP

A practical guide to when and how to use Union Types introduced in PHP 8.0
PHP 8: Override internal functions with `disable_functions` INI directive

PHP 8: Override internal functions with `disable_functions` INI directive

Creative ways to polyfill/mock PHP internal functions with `disabled_functions` feature
PHP 8 Alpha 1 released

PHP 8 Alpha 1 released

PHP 8 Alpha version 1 is released on the same month PHP turned 25!

PHP Versions and Changes

Release Date2020-12-03
Version StatusFuture Release

The future major PHP version with Union Types, JIT, and other improvements in a leaner package while it drops a lot of deprecated functionality.

Release Date2019-11-28
Version StatusSupported (Latest)

Latest and greatest PHP version with typed properties, short array syntax, and more.

Release Date2018-12-06
Version StatusSupported

Heredoc/nowdoc syntax improvements and a bunch of legacy code deprecations.

Release Date2017-11-30
Version StatusSecurity-Fixes Only

Argon2 password hashing support, class constant visibility, object type, and many more.

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