Early August 2019 PHP runtimes, extensions and Heroku CI updates

Change effective on 06 August 2019

The following new runtime versions are now available for PHP applications:

  • PHP 7.1.31
  • PHP 7.2.21
  • PHP 7.3.8

The following PHP extensions have been updated:

  • ext-blackfire, version 1.26.4
  • ext-rdkafka, version 3.1.2
  • ext-redis, version 5.0.2

The version of Composer used during builds has been updated to 1.9.0.

The following changes have been made to PHP on Heroku CI:

  • a composer test script is automatically used to run tests if present; common testing frameworks are auto-detected otherwise
  • zend.assertions is now enabled for PHP 7 applications

Please refer to the PHP section in the Heroku CI guide for further details.