JIT Compiler in PHP 8

PHP is an interpreted programming language, which has long struggled to improve its performance, which was particularly bleak in comparison to other competing programming languages used in web development.

What is JIT?

Working principle

Impact on web application performance

PHP 7.3: 131.37 req/s PHP 8.0 + JIT: 133.57 req/s

What’s its use then?

Pros and cons

Conclusions

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