# PHP 5.4 is Here! What You Must Know

PHP 5.4 is here; the next major step forward since version 5.3 - keeping PHP 6 (full Unicode support) on hold for now. The latest enhancements significantly improve its elegance, while removing deprecated functionality, resulting in a dramatic optimization of the runtime (up to 20% more speed and memory usage reduction).

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Overall, PHP 5.4 offers numerous improvements. Now, it's up to you to grab a fresh copy from php.net, and make quality Object-Oriented PHP code!

What do you think PHP 5.5 will bring us, and what do you expect?