The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.6.0. This new version comes with new features, some backward incompatible changes and many improvements.
The main features of PHP 5.6.0 include:
For a full list of new features, you may read the new features chapter of the migration guide.
PHP 5.6.0 also introduces changes that affect compatibility:
For users upgrading from PHP 5.5, a full migration guide is available, detailing the changes between 5.5 and 5.6.0.