The second release candidate for PHP 8.0 is now available. You can check out the source downloads for the version here.
- PHP 8.0 Schedule:
- OCT. 29: Release Candidate 3 is scheduled for release.
- NOV. 12: Release Candidate 4 is scheduled for release.
- NOV. 26: PHP 8.0 will be made generally available.
- In other PHP-related news, Psalm 4 – a popular free static analysis tool that helps you identify problems in PHP – has been released. It will support all of PHP 8.0's new features.
- PHP 8.0 highlights: the new release will include the syntax #[Attr] after the PHP community voted on an RFC to shorten the Attribute syntax. The Shorter
Attribute Syntax RFC was published after the community voted in favor of an RFC proposing PHP 8 implements attributes as a form of structured, syntactic metadata to classes, functions, and more.