In a new post to the Laravel News site, they've shared the announcement about the release of the first Release Candidate for PHP 7.3.x: PHP 7.3.0RC1.
PHP 7.3 is inching closer to general release (planned for December), with today’s announcement of the first PHP 7.3 release candidate:
The post also shares the upcoming timeline for the releases leading up to PHP 7.3.0 (stable) with the first beta release planned for November 20th. They also list out (and link to more information) for some of the features coming in 7.3 including:
- Trailing Commas in function calls
- Flexible Heredoc and Nowdoc syntax
- list() reference assignment