PHP 7.1 Beta 2 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 6 August 2016 at 08:26 AM EDT. Add A Comment
PROGRAMMING --
The second beta of the upcoming PHP 7.1 major release is now available for testing.

The PHP 7.1.0 Beta 2 release has core fixes, various calendar / cURL / GD / PCRE / SPL / Streams fixes, and a variety of other bug fixes.

PHP 7.1 adds a number of new features to PHP7 including the void return type, nullable types, generalized support of negative string offsets, class constant visibility modifiers, multi-catch, asynchronous signal handling, and much more.

PHP 7.1 Beta 2 is available for testing via PHP.net. PHP 7.1 is expected to be officially released in mid-to-late November.
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