PHP 7.1 Beta Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Programming on 21 July 2016 at 07:56 AM EDT. 3 Comments
PROGRAMMING --
Today marks the availability of the PHP 7.1 beta as a closer step forward to this first feature update to PHP7.

PHP 7.1 introduces a number of new features including but not limited to the void return type, nullable types, generalized support of negative string offsets, class constant visibility modifiers, multi-catch, and more. PHP 7.1 beta adds asynchronous signal handling and additional context with the pcntl_signal handler.

PHP 7.1 is expected to be officially released by the end of November. More details on today's 7.1 beta 1 release via PHP.net.

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