What’s new in PHP 7

Finally the most awaited version of php ie. PHP 7 is officially released.It’s been a long journey to make it bug free and efficient, 8 release cnadidates and finally it’s available to deploy.php-7

PHP 7 bundled with some massive improvements in speed and memory consumption, to be precise twice fast from php 5.6. I would like to congratulate the contribution team for their great effort.

PHP 7.0.0 comes with a new version of the Zend Engine, numerous improvements and new features such as

  • Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6
  • Significantly reduced memory usage
  • Abstract Syntax Tree
  • Consistent 64-bit support
  • Improved Exception hierarchy
  • Many fatal errors converted to Exceptions
  • Secure random number generator
  • Removed old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions
  • The null coalescing operator (??)
  • Return and Scalar Type Declarations
  • Anonymous Classes
  • Zero cost asserts

PHP revolution begins now with the fastest version of php, get ready to explore the new things with great speed.
Check the complete list of features at


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