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Comments in PHP

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           This code by Chris Coyier

    $i = 0;    // counter to be used later;


Comments in PHP can be between /* */ markings (useful for multiple line comments) or after // markings (for single lines only).


  1. Miguel
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    Have you tried the other type of comments? you use the # sign and they work like // comments.

    # like this

  2. Brad
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    Can you help me with a small text based counter script ? It says something like permission error.

  3. paul
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    I think its best to avoid using the multiline version for short blocks if you can.
    The reason is that they don’t nest well. So if you use, “/asterisk A comment asterisk/”
    in a
    function and latter comment out the function with “/asterisk asterisk/”. You wont get what you want.
    For example:

    function test()
    /*This is a comment */




  4. Sunny Verma
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    We can also use hashes (#) for comment


    #Your comment
  5. typo_78

    I have a question, how about these lines
    <!-- Start --> , <!-- End -->
    can I use this kind on annotation in php files or this actually is considered a php command line? Thanks,

  6. been
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  7. aaa
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