PHP Released v7.2.0 Beta 1


July 21st, 2017


Yesterday, the PHP team released the first beta of the 7.2.0 release. From the announcement this version builds on previous releases with the following:

  • The much-anticipated Sodium extension
  • Opcache improvements
  • Countable support for DOMNodeList and DOMNamedNodeMap
  • Improved handling for invalid UTF8 in json_decode()
  • And many bugfixes…

If you have the ability, they encourage you to start testing this version and the second beta will release on August 3rd.

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