It’s the fourth time I’m writing a yearly “PHP in 20XX” post, and I must admit I’ve never been as excited about it is this year: we’ve seen awesome new features added to PHP, with stuff like attributes, enums, promoted properties and fibers; and on top of that, the static analysis community is making great progress, my personal favourite feature is PhpStorm now supporting generics when writing code.

Exciting times are ahead, let’s take a look at modern day PHP!