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    Does any body know the difference between these two. I have been learning PHP 4 for the last couple of months, and now I see that there is also a PHP 5. can anybody tell me why two versions. is PHP 5 a newer relese?.
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    Quote Originally Posted by svtrider
    Does any body know the difference between these two. I have been learning PHP 4 for the last couple of months, and now I see that there is also a PHP 5. can anybody tell me why two versions. is PHP 5 a newer relese?.
    PHP5 is the next generation of PHP.

    http://www.php.net

    go check it out, they talk about the differences there..


    I'd keep learning PHP4, it'll be a while before webhosts upgrade/adopt PHP5, and you won't lose anything by learning PHP4..
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    Thanks for the advise, i will keep on learning PHP4 and then I will upgrade to php 5.

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    There are some funky bugs, I know that is why I have upgraded most of my stuff to 5, also new abilities/support. If u do php4 you should be fine of php5

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