As of yesterday, Jan 20th, 2017, PHP 5.6 will be no longer actively maintained, however It will still receive security fixes through December 31st, 2018.
PHP 7.0 and 7.1 are the only two versions that will be actively maintained this year and Laravel 5.5 will require PHP 7.0 once it’s released which is scheduled for July.
Here is a breakdown of PHP’s supported versions :
Join the weekly newsletter and never miss out on new tips, tutorials, and more.
Habits of Highly Productive Tech Teams
Are you holding three-hour team meetings that could be finished in 45 minutes? Or doing everything via Slack and neve…
Automatically Making Monthly Payments with Dusk
Laravel Dusk is a new feature coming to Laravel 5.4 and even though that release isn’t out, people have started…