Is it possible to have static type hints in PHP 5 without PHP 7 or HHVM? Yes - with the Augmented Types extension from Box!
Aleksander Koko covers what HHVM and Hack is, and how to setup WordPress running under HHVM.
PHP 7 is well on its way, and some of the changes are upsetting a wide range of people. Do you endorse PHP 7's direction, or are you one to condemn it?
HHVM 3.1.0 was released and it's been brought significantly closer to PHP 5.6 in both extension support and planned 5.6 features.
What's PHPNG? Who's leading it and how does it stack up against HHVM and Zephir?
Heroku, the Cloud App Platform, added HHVM support to their roster, including Hack.
Thien Tran Duy explains how we can get started with PHP Extension development through Zephir, the new language from the Phalcon team
Why should a developer choose PHP for a new projects, rather than an alternative language?
Victor Berchet continues his look at HHVM and Hack, this time demonstrating syntax and the typing system
Introduction into Hack, an optionally statically typed upgrade to PHP from Facebook, straight out of the HHVM project.
What can we expect if HHVM replaces Zend Engine in PHP 6? What are the possible pros and cons?
Learn about HHVM, the Hip Hop Virtual Machine that powers Facebook's PHP