HHVM 3.18 Released With Garbage Collection Options, Ubuntu 16.10 Support

Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 15 February 2017 at 04:12 PM EST. 2 Comments
Facebook's team working on HHVM, their high-performance implementation of PHP and also what's used by their Hack language, is now up to version 3.18.

Prominent features of HHVM 3.18 include options to enable the automatic garbage collection, support for Ubuntu 16.10, performance improvements, and various bug-fixes.

This is also going to be Facebook's last HHVM release to support the GCC 4.8 compiler as well as Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

More details on HHVM 3.18 via HHVM.com.
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