PHP Annotated Monthly – September 2018

PHP Annotated Monthly

Hello everyone! Please welcome September’s PHP Annotated Monthly with all the news and notable materials from last month.
Read about PHP 7.3.0 RC 2, Codeception 2.5, Laravel 5.7, Drupal 8.6 and other releases, HHVM ending support of PHP, typed properties in PHP, news from PHP Internals, async PHP, security in PHP, a portion of useful tools, and much more!

⚡️ News & Releases

🐘 PHP Internals

  • [RFC] Typed Properties 2.0 — The proposal has been accepted with 70 votes in favor and one vote against! Typed properties are going to be a part of PHP 7.4. This is a huge win for the PHP community and a step towards a safer codebase.
    class User
        public int $id;
        public string $name;
  • An attempt to implement “preloading” ability — Dmitry Stogov is a main author of the PHPNG project, which later became a base for PHP 7. This time he proposed a PoC to allow applications to preload code before PHP handles HTTP requests.

🛠 Tools




Async PHP


🚨 Security


🎥 Audio & Video

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