Matijn Woudt <> wrote:

>On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Tim Streater <>
>> On 09 Oct 2012 at 20:46, Matijn Woudt <> wrote:
>>> For example your previous post, you
>>> could have just looked up what the 'echo' and 'return' statements do
>>> in the PHP manual, and they are probably explained pretty OK in
>>> books you own too. You probably could have answered the questions
>>> posted here yourself, after reading PHP manual carefully.
>> Here, the phrase "PHP manual" means:
>> which I consider to be an excellent written resource for the
>language. In fact, I own no PHP books at all (whereas I do for
>JavaScript/HTML/CSS/SQLite) so that must say something about the
>quality of the on-line documentation. Further, it is written in a
>straightforward way, not trying to be clever (unlike some languages I
>could mention), so I can recommend it. It's available in languages
>other than English, too.
>> --
>> Cheers  --  Tim
>Thanks Tim! Should have mentioned the URL indeed.
>Don't forget that if you want to find the manual page for a function
>fast, try
><function name>
>where <function name> is the name you're looking for, so for example
>for return, you could use
>And there ya go, PHP manual page for return!
>- Matijn
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It also has the option to integrate as a search engine option within your 
browser too, so you can search right from the search bar without having to go 
to the site first; a feature I use all the time.

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