PHP 7.4 came out this week, so it's time to upgrade!
On Mac, Homebrew makes the whole process painless.
First, run an update on Homebrew:
You will see any tabs available if you've updated recently then its likely you'll only see:
Updated 1 tap (homebrew/core). ==> New Formulae email@example.com
Next upgrade PHP:
brew upgrade php
This will upgrade PHP to the latest version, which at this moment is PHP 7.4
To verify your PHP version run:
Then you should see:
PHP 7.4.0 (cli) (built: Nov 29 2019 16:18:44) ( NTS ) Copyright (c) The PHP Group Zend Engine v3.4.0, Copyright (c) Zend Technologies with Zend OPcache v7.4.0, Copyright (c), by Zend Technologies
That's all there is to it!