PHP 7.4, the next PHP 7 minor release, has been released for General Availability as of November 28th, 2019. So it’s time for us to dive into some of the most exciting additions and new features that will have made PHP faster and more reliable.
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Anyway, today we’re going through some of the most interesting features and changes we’re expecting with PHP 7.4. Just for the record, these were the important dates for the 7.4 version:
- June 6th, 2019: PHP 7.4 Alpha 1
- July 18th, 2019: PHP 7.4 Beta 1 – Feature freeze
- November 28th, 2019: PHP 7.4 GA Release