What’s New in PHP 8.1: Features, Changes, Improvements, and More

What’s New in PHP 8.1: Features, Changes, Improvements, and More

Author: Kinsta

Date: August 30, 2021 

Category: Performance, Security, Tips and tricks, Tutorials, Webhosting

PHP 8.0 was launched with great fanfare not too long ago. It brought many new features, performance enhancements, and changes — the most exciting of which was the new JIT compiler.

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The world of tech is always marching forward, and the same holds for PHP.

PHP 8.1 is almost here, packed with several exciting features. It’s slated to release later this year on November 25, 2021.

In this article, we’ll cover in detail what’s new in PHP 8.1. From its new features and performance improvements to significant changes and deprecations, we’ll go through them all in-depth.

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written by Kinsta.