What's new in PHP 8.* What's new in PHP 8.* - Jan 2023

During this presentation, we are going to look at the new features added in PHP 8.0, PHP 8.1, and PHP 8.2. Join me to have a look at how the type system is strengthened with Enumerations and "never", Fibers, a new closure syntax, the First Class Callable Syntax, intersection and disjunctive normal form types, readonly classes, and other smaller features. At the end you will have a good understanding about all the new and exciting features that are new in PHP 8.*.


  • Derick Rethans
    Derick Rethans

    PHP Engineer/Evangelist on MongoDB, internals expert & author of Xdebug

Interested in speaking?

We’re always looking for speakers, so do drop us a line, regardless of your experience, we’re all about first time speakers.

If you’re looking for ideas, a few of the topics we’re keen to hear about are:

  • Debugging & profiling
  • Frameworks
  • Lightning talks
  • Support tools (e.g. phplint, boris, phpsh)