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Attributes in PHP 8

Attributes in PHP 8

A comprehensive guide to PHP 8's new Attributes
PHP Ternary and php ternary Coalescing Operators

PHP Ternary and php ternary Coalescing Operators

A quick guide on PHP's Ternary Operators and Coalescing operators
Liskov Substitution Principle in PHP

Liskov Substitution Principle in PHP

How Liskov Substitution Principle applies to PHP, and PHPs contravariance and covariance.
Composer 2: Platform Check

Composer 2: Platform Check

All you need to know about Composer v2's new platform-check feature.

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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