Questions tagged [php]

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Polyglot for C and PHP [closed]

I was thinking of a compiler that spits out C/PHP polyglots, but not sure if possible. Main issue is the PHP opening/closing brackets, <?php and ...
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Display 0 - 1000 - 0 each on a separate line

I've tried this question on two forums and have been told this is the best place for this type of question. I'm trying to print from 0 to 1000 then back to 0 again (and all numbers in-between), ...
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Trying to optimize a solution to a puzzle with PHP [closed]

I got inspired by this: Print every character your program doesn't have But with the exception that the letters have to be between ASCII 32 to 126. We started fooling around with it at the office ...
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Shortest Code to Translate a PHP array

NOTE: This question was migrated from https://stackoverflow.com/q/27134588/1442685 PHP QUESTION Almost purely out of curiousity, how can I take an array like this: ...
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Shortest way to generate UUID's version 3,4 and 5 in php

I have this function to generate UUID's: ...
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PHP golfing tips: Reading/writing files and the CLI

I have been participating in a number of PHP code golf challenges recently and some of the techniques that are used to read data from a file such as fopen() and <...
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Tips for golfing in PHP

What general tips do you have for golfing in PHP? I'm looking for ideas that can be applied to code golf problems in general that are at least somewhat specific to PHP (e.g. "remove comments" is not ...
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"list comprehension" in php. [closed]

PHP has closures, let's play around with them. I have some arrays similar to, $wannabelist = array (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6). I want to do this: ...
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