The PHP development team announces the immediate availability of PHP 7.2.0. This release marks the second feature update to the PHP 7 series.
PHP 7.2.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features such as
- Convert numeric keys in object/array casts
- Counting of non-countable objects
- Object typehint
- HashContext as Object
- Argon2 in password hash
- Improve TLS constants to sane values
- Mcrypt extension removed
- New sodium extension
The migration guide is available in the PHP Manual. Please consult it for the detailed list of new features and backward incompatible changes.
Many thanks to all the contributors and supporters!