PHP 7.4 – Null coalescing assignment operator

The null coalescing assignment operator is a shorthand for null coalescing operations. Let’s take a example code

So, instead of writing the previous code, we could write the following: […]

PHP 7.4 – Arrow functions

Arrow functions also called “short closures”. We can always access the parent scope, there’s no need for the use keyword. Here is a simple example with an arrow function.


PHP 7.4 – Numeric Literal Separator

PHP 7.4 allows for underscores to be used to visually separate numeric values. It looks like this:

The underscores are simply ignored by the engine. i.e both are equal. I hope you like […] Protection Status