I'm working on designing a new programming language and trying to decide how I will do variable comparisons. Along with many different types of languages, I've used PHP for years and personally had ...
I discovered some time ago that the GOTO control keyword was introduced in PHP 5.3.0. http://php.net/manual/en/control-structures.goto.php Why did it happen? What are the language design goals ...
I have many times seen various benchmarks that show how a bunch of languages perform on a given task. Always these benchmarks reveal that Python is slower then Java and faster than PHP. And I wonder ...
Currently, there is a discussion in the PHP-Internals mailing list regarding the implementation of a short syntax for arrays and objects, mainly [1, 2, ...] for standard arrays, ['one'=>1, ...
Everybody knows, that PHP has problems with Unicode. Version 6 is effectively abandoned, because of Unicode implementation difficulties. But I wonder if anyone knows what are the exact reasons? ...