The news about the release PHP 7.0.0 Beta 1 had not left the limelight yet and the PHP development crew declared the immediate accessibility of PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 too.
It is seriously a goody offered to the PHP community. Isn’t it? For the people who do not know, actually, this is the fourth pre-release of the new PHP 7 main series.
Now the question arises,
What does PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 have for us?
PHP 7.0.0 Beta 2 comprises fix for 28 reported bugs and in total 200+ commits with numerous enhancements.
PHP 7.0.0 comes with new-fangled version of the Zend Engine with powerful features such as:
- Better performance: PHP 7 is double the speed of PHP 5.6
- Reliable 64-bit support
- Joined comparison Operator (<=>)
- Scores of fatal errors are now exclusions
- Old and unsupported SAPIs and extensions are now evacuated
- The null coalescing operator (??)
- Return Type Declarations
- Scalar Type Declarations
- Anonymous Classes
Do you know that the subsequent release will be PHP 7.0.0 Beta 3, which is anticipated to be launched on August 6th?
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