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PHP string tip

24th June 2002

I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve posted this PHP tip on a forum somewhere, so I may as well blog it:

$string = <<<EOD
This string can contain both "double" and 'single' quotes,
and any variables such as $name will be interpolated (i.e 
replaced with their value). The string ends at the first 
occurence of the sequence of characters specified at the 
beginning after the <<<, like this:

More on this feature can be found in the PHP manual.

This is PHP string tip by Simon Willison, posted on 24th June 2002.

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