PHP 8 is Released!

Give thanks! For PHP 8.0.0 is here… released just 40 minutes ago, today, Thanksgiving Day.

The official release notes are here.

There will be breaking changes.

Edited highlights for PHP 8.0 are as follows:

  • Union Types
  • Named Arguments
  • Match Expressions
  • Attributes
  • Constructor Property Promotion
  • Nullsafe Operator
  • Weak Maps
  • Just In Time (JIT) Compilation

When you get your code updated, PHP 8 will be the fastest and most secure option.

Fill your boots.

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