What’s new in PHP 7.2: better security, code handling
PHP 7.2, the latest version of the popular server-side web development language, has numerous features and fixes.
The November 30, 2017, release is the second feature update to the PHP 7 series. PHP 7.0 debuted in December 2015 to much fanfare, with the upgrade offering double the performance of previous PHP iterations.
New security features in PHP 7.2
The PHP 7.2 release offers multiple security improvements: