what does the following PHP code print out?
for ($i = 'a' ; $i <= 'z' ; $i++)
Non-PHP programmers might say “the letters from ‘a’ to ‘z’ of course!”
It does not just print the letters from ‘a’ to ‘z’.
It prints way more than you expect
(link via Hacker News).
I realize that picking
on PHP is like
shooting dead fish in a
barrel with a double
barrel shotgun but I find it
never gets too old.
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