Recently amsty.com posted an English translation of an interview originally published on dev.by by Igor Savchuk. It is a great interview with Zend’s Chief Performance Engineer and Core PHP developer, Dmity Stogov.
The translated article is titled “PHP 7 and script languages future: insights from lead Zend.com developer” It contains a lot of great information and such great quotable lines as this.
Now PHP 7 is 14 times faster than PHP 5.0 on bench.php.
— Dmitry Stogov, zend.com
If you are following along PHP7’s development then you will want to read this interview.