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4 new features in PHP 8 that promote bad practices

PHP 8 just received a major new update and loads of new features were brought to this notorious programming language. In recent years, PHP has received major updates that considerably improved its performance and emphasized the use of OOP. Nonetheless, it looks like PHP is still not letting go of dubious practices. There are many, many nice features in the new version, such as the JIT compiler — which improves performance, constructor property promotion or structured metadata. Still, some of these new features promote bad practices. Below are five examples of such bad…

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