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PHP PHP Basics (Retired) What is PHP? Intro to Workspaces and PHP Code

Why the "?" convention?

I notice in PHP we use ? as the convention to say: "We're using PHP now"...and I'm just curious why question marks are used to indicate the start and end of PHP statements (vocab?)?

1 Answer

Mark Wade
Mark Wade
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That's just what the creator of PHP decided to use :)