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Casey Cross9,289 Points
Video references teacher's notes re: double pipes. Notes missing!
For those, like me, who don't know where the pipe button is on the (Windows) keyboard, it is Shift + Backslash (Shift ).
Does anyone know if there is a benefit or a detriment to using double pipes over "OR"?
Jason AndersTreehouse Moderator 145,624 Points
Yes, it is the shift - Backslash key.
As for benefits, in PHP which way you do it is really up to you, just be consistent in your use. Personally, I use the double pipes, because in some languages
OR is invalid syntax, but the double pipes is pretty much universal. So, it may just be habit on my part from other languages, but I do prefer
Keep Coding! :)