Summary: PHP 8's Functional Additions

Let's get a quick overview of the new functions and features introduced in PHP 8.

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Key takeaways

Following are the key points that we cover in this chapter:

  • First, we learned about the new nullsafe operator, which allows us to considerably shorten any code in which a chain of object references might fail.

  • We also learned how the usage of the ternary operator and the variadics operator has been tightened and improved.

  • We learned that the concatenate operator has been demoted in the order of precedence.

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