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Mark Devid
Mark Devid

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Posted on    May-15-2013 8:13 AM


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Hi Expert!

I was unable to find an answer to this situation that I have stumbled uppon this morning. I have declared some php variables as I usually do in javascript (by mistake). I was surprised that the code actually worked. I have tested it under Linux and it works fine. Under WAMP on Windows does not work.

The code:



$phones = [];


Result in Linux:

array(0) {
Result in Windows:

Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '[' in D:\wamp\www\test.php on line 7
Question: Is this a valid declaration of an array in php?

Thanks in advance! 


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Posted on    May-15-2013 8:54 AM

Hi Mark!

The [] syntax is valid only in PHP 5.4 or newer, check your PHP version on windows.

I hope it helpful for you.

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