PHP 8.2 is released with a major update. This release marks the latest minor release of the PHP language. It contains many new features, including readonly classes, null, false, and true as stand-alone types, deprecated dynamic properties, performance improvements and more.
The Merge PHP virtual meetup will be organized on the day of the release of PHP 8.2. The discussion will revolve around the new features and changes of PHP 8.2 and an in-depth understanding of how to easily get the code up to date.
With PHP 7.4 end-of-life, the updating to 8.1 may require some assistance and things to keep in mind. Acquia who is an active contributor to the Drupal project has put out an article on how to use composer to update to PHP 8.1 in your codebase.
The PHP Foundation that which is a collective of people and organisations whose mission is to ensure the prosperity of the PHP language turned one this November. They have created an Impact and Transparency Report for 2022 and 2023
Mastodon started in 2016 as open-source software for running self-hosted social networking services. It was project by Eugen Rochko. Drupal Community volunteers have put together the first Drupal focused mastodon instance.
Sword takes an alternative approach. Instead of being WordPress with extra features and a new file structure, it’s Symfony embedding WordPress. All WordPress pages and logic, including WP-CLI, run through Symfony.