The PHP development team announces the release of PHP 5.5.0alpha4. This release fixe some bugs from alpha3 and add some new features. All users of PHP are encouraged to test this version carefully, and report any bugs in the bug tracking system.THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT PREVIEW - DO NOT USE IT IN PRODUCTION!
PHP 5.5.0 Alpha 4 is shipped with new features and improvements such as (incomplete list) :
You can read the full list of changes in the NEWS file contained in the release archive.
Alpha4 is the last alpha for PHP5.5. We are now beginning the betas, and the first beta is expected for February 7th. Betas won't add any new features but consolidate the source code and fix found bugs.