Felix Arntz digs into the “fatal error recovery mode” coming in WordPress 5.2. There are several ways developers can make their plugins respond to recovery mode, which provides an opportunity “to inform administrators about fatal errors on their site and allow them to …. access their backend and decide what to do about the problem” instead of getting the old WSOD. ⚠️
In related news, Jonathan Desrosiers talks about the block editor detection improvements in WordPress 5.2 that allow developers to execute code conditionally if the block editor is loaded.