It is the equivalent of <?php echo $var; ?> it's just easier to type and read IMHO. For a while people were freaking out that they thought it would be deprecated, but that is not (nor ever will be) the case.
> -----Original Message----- > From: Larry Martell [mailto:larry.mart...@gmail.com] > Sent: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 3:51 PM > To: PHP General > Subject: [PHP] <?=$var?> > > Continuing in my effort to port an app from PHP version 5.1.6 to 5.3.3, the > app uses this construct all over the place when building > links: > > <?=$var?> > > I never could find any documentation for this, but I assumed it was some > conditional thing - use $var if it's defined, otherwise use nothing. In 5.1.6 > it > seems to do just that. But in 5.3.3 I'm not getting the value of $var even > when it is defined. Has this construct been deprecated? Is there now some > other way to achieve this? > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: > http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php