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Really good posts to be aware of what’s in the new & fresh *PHP 8* and coming (in November) *8.1

Chemaclass Tech Lead Spryker Solution Partner Posts: 213 🧑🏻‍🚀 - Cadet
edited February 2021 in Knowledge Sharing

Really good posts to be aware of what’s in the new & fresh PHP 8 and coming (in November) 8.1 🥳 🎉 🐘
• Union types
• The nullsafe operator
• Named arguments
• Attributes
• Match expression
• Constructor property promotion
• New static return type & mixed type
• Throw expression
• Inheritance with private methods
• Allowing ::class on objects
• Non-capturing catches
• Trailing comma in parameter lists
• New Stringable interface
• New str_contains() ,str_starts_with() and str_ends_with()functions
• and more…
• Enums
• Performance improvements
• Array unpacking with string keys
• New array_is_list function
• Restrict $GLOBALS usage
• Deprecate passing null to non-nullable arguments of internal functions
• and more…