PHP 7.0.0 Release Announcement

The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.0.0. This release marks the start of the new major PHP 7 series. 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 [...]

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