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PHP: The Good Parts by Peter MacIntyre

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Index

A note on the digital index

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Symbols

& for referenced variables, Variables: Data Types, Loose Typing, and Scope, Passing by Value Versus Passing by Reference
<?php text sequence, Basic PHP Setup
\ (backslash)
for escaping characters, You Can Quote Me
for namespace identification, Namespaces
removing escapes from output, Escape OutputEscape Output
stripping from strings, String Modification
[ ]
for referencing arrays, Indexed Arrays, Arrays from Another Dimension
in regular expressions, String Splitting
{ }
for code blocks, Functions (Doing It Once)
for defining namespaces, Namespaces
$ for variable names, Variables: Data Types, Loose Typing, and Scope
$_ prefix for superglobals, Cookies
( ) for functions, Functions (Doing It Once)
| | (OR) condition test, If...Else...
++ command, For
# for inline comments, Whitespace, Comments, and Basic Syntax
' (single quotes) for strings, You Can Quote Me
in array keys, Associative Arrays
" (double quotes) for strings, You Can Quote Me
in array keys, Associative Arrays
/* ... */ for multiline comments, Whitespace, Comments, and Basic Syntax
// for inline comments, Whitespace, Comments, and Basic Syntax

A

a+ option (file management functions), File Management As ...

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