PHP treats single quotes and double quotes differently

When working with strings, it is important to understand the difference in how PHP treats single quotes (echo ‘Hello $name’; ) as compared with double quotes (echo “Hello $name”; ) Single quoted strings will display things exactly “as is.” Variables will not be substituted for their values. The first example above (echo ‘Hello $name’; ) will print out Hello... read more

Kickstarter backers can download a preview edition

Hi all, In case you missed it, if you are a Kickstarter backer I posted a private update that has a URL in it with a copy of the book as it is so far.  If you purchased the book via PayPal and want an advance copy, please email me… you know my email address. Alan read more