Notable Language Releases:
3. Node.js Versions 10 and 11 was released. The former includes a Workers API, while in the latter, interval timers will be rescheduled even if the previous interval threw an error. - JAXENTER
4. PHP 7.3 was released in December 2018. Features include Trailing Commas in function calls, flexible Heredox and Nowdoc syntax, and more. - LARAVEL
5. Two of Java's major releases, OpenJDK 10 and JDK 11, were launched in March and September 2018 respectively. The former brought features like local-variable type inference, while the latter boasted dynamic class-file constants, local-variable syntax for lambda parameters, and more. - ORACLE
6. Python 3.7, the language's first and only major release for 2018, was released in June 2018. New features include core support for typing module and generic types, a new C API for thread-local storage, time functions with nanosecond resolution, and more. - PYTHON
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