HHVM 3.26 Released With New HackC Compiler Front-End
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 7 May 2018 at 11:57 AM EDT. 4 Comments
The Facebook developers working on the HHVM interpreter for PHP/Hack have announced the major v3.26 update.

HHVM 3.26 is a major release in that it now uses the HackC compiler front-end by default. HackC offers a full-fidelity parser and bytecode emitter for both Hack and PHP languages. HHVM developers are planning to drop their legacy front-end to HHVM in their next release (v3.27).

HHVM 3.26 is also significant in that it re-licences the Hack code to the MIT license and has a number of other feature additions, including a new dynamic type for the Hack language's type system.

More details on HHVM 3.26 via this morning's release announcement at HHVM.com.
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