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PHP 8.0.0 Released!

syndicated from on November 26, 2020

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 8.0.0. This release marks the latest major release of the PHP language.

PHP 8.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features such as:

Union Types Named Arguments Match Expressions Attributes Constructor Property Promotion Nullsafe Operator Weak Maps Just In Time Compilation And much much more...

Take a look at the PHP 8.0 Announcement Addendum for more information.

For source downloads of PHP 8.0.0 please visit our downloads page, Windows source and binaries can be found on The list of changes is recorded in the ChangeLog.

The migration guide is available in the PHP Manual. Please consult it for the detailed list of new features and backward incompatible changes.

Many thanks to all the contributors and supporters!