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Adventures in Parsing: PHP’s implicit semicolon (‘;’) before every close tag

Simply put, every time you enter a PHP closing tag, the interpreter automatically adds a semicolon to end the current statement before switching to HTML mode. ┬áIn general, this is fairly innocuous, and it might even seem like the interpreter is doing you a favor, since now you can omit semicolons just before the end […]

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013