PHP 8 Improvements and New Features

Apart from JIT, we can expect many features and improvements with PHP 8. The following list is our handpicked selection of the upcoming additions and changes that should make PHP more reliable and efficient.

  1. Constructor Property Promotion
  2. Validation for Abstract Trait Methods
  3. Incompatible Method Signatures
  4. Arrays Starting With a Negative Index
  5. Union Types 2.0
  6. Consistent Type Errors for Internal Functions
  7. throw Expression
  8. Weak Maps
  9. Trailing Comma in Parameter List
  10. Allow ::class syntax on objects
  11. Attributes v2
  12. Named Arguments
  13. Nullsafe Operator
  14. Saner String to Number Comparisons
  15. Saner Numeric Strings
  16. Match Expression v2
  17. Stricter Type Checks for Arithmetic/Bitwise Operators

Whats new in PHP 8.0 some examples …

Finely the new PHP version 8 is out and it comes with lots of syntax sugar so developers can write code much faster and in more rebuts style. Lets have a look at some cool changes added to PHP 8. Looking at new syntax also bare in mind that this will crush your code when running on old engine of PHP.

PHP 8.0 examples



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