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PHP References Explained


C/C++ programmers have used references for years, but did you know that you can also use references in PHP? In this article Jan explains what references are and exactly how to use them with PHP...

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By: Jan Borsodi
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December 22, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. · PHP References Explained
  2. · What is a Reference?
  3. · References and Functions
  4. · Conclusion

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So, now you know exactly what references are. They can improve the performance of your PHP code, and can save much of the typical in-memory variable copying that goes on behind the scenes when working with large variables.

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