PHP 8.0.0 Alpha 1 Released

The PHP team announced the first testing release of PHP 8.0.0 Alpha 1. The release brings a bunch of new features and bug fixes.
 
The team also warned developers not to use this version in production, as this is an early test version.
 
Well, the release starts the PHP 8.0 release cycle, the rough outline of which is specified in the PHP Wiki.
 
You can visit the download page for source downloads of PHP 8.0.0 Alpha 1. Complete list of changes is available in the NEWS file.
 
 
 
Source: php.net 
 
The team advised to carefully test this version and asked developers to report any issues found in the bug reporting system.