PHP 7 Is Introduced Now

PHP 7 makes powering the web a whole lot better

Introducing PHP 7 - a revolution in the way we deliver applications that power everything from websites and mobile to enterprises and the cloud. This is the most important change for PHP since the release of PHP 5 in 2004, bringing explosive performance improvements, drastically reduced memory consumption, and a host of brand-new language features to make your apps soar.
Thanks to the new Zend Engine 3.0, your apps see up to 2x faster performance and 50% better memory consumption than PHP 5.6, allowing you to serve more concurrent users without adding any hardware. Designed and refactored for today’s workloads, PHP 7 is the ultimate choice for web developers today.

Faster performance, less resources, and cool new features like scalar type declarations, the Spaceship Operator, anonymous classes, and more. Get ahead of the curve and start exploring PHP 7 today by downloading now from or get it as part of the Zend Server PHP 7 Technology Preview – the best way to experience PHP 7 without worrying about build environments and dependencies.

Learn more about PHP 7
Here are two great infographics that explain PHP 7 perfectly, take a look at PHP 7 Performance and 5 Things to Know about PHP 7.
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See all the new PHP 7 features here or work through the community Migration Guide to PHP 7.