New in PHP 7.4

New in PHP 7.4” is a quick and simple introduction into changes and new features of the upcoming PHP 7.4, which is planned for release in December of 2019. In brief:

  • Preloading (parsed source code caching)
  • Typed properties
  • Improved type variance
  • FFI (Foreign Function Interface) – a way to run C code from within PHP
  • Null coalescing assignment operator (??=)
  • ext-hash always enabled
  • Password hashing registry

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