Software update: PHP 8.0.0

Version 8.0.0 of PHP has been released. PHP is a recursive acronym and stands for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. It is mainly used to create dynamic web pages on web servers, often in conjunction with database programs. The complete list of changes can be viewed on this page , these are the most important in brief:

PHP 8.0.0 Released!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.

Version number 8.0.0
Release status Final
Operating systems Script language, Windows 7, Linux, BSD, macOS, Solaris, UNIX, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019
Website PHP
License type
Conditions (GNU / BSD / etc.)