PHP7 alpha released!

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Yesterday, PHP7 alpha has been released:

THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW – DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!

PHP 7.0.0 Alpha 1 comes with new version of the Zend Engine with features such as (incomplete list):

  • Improved performance: PHP 7 is up to twice as fast as PHP 5.6
  • Consistent 64-bit support
  • Many fatal errors are now Exceptions
  • Removal of old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions
  • The null coalescing operator (??)
  • Combined comparison Operator (<=>)
  • Scalar Type Declarations
  • Anonymous Classes

Download Link: https://downloads.php.net/~ab/

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