[nycphp-talk] pcntl_fork() assistance

Nunez, Eddy enunez at
Wed Sep 20 15:47:02 EDT 2006

Technically, var_dump is output.

You used Turbo Pascal too?  What a small industry it was back then.

Actually, I liked it's debugger ... the color highlighted code-stepping
was cool.

Was fun to see the variables change before your eyes while stepping
through code.



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On 9/20/06, Dan Cech <dcech at> wrote:


	What's wrong with good old var_dump($myvar), which will tell you
	what's in the variable regardless of whether it is a string or

Probably nothing.  But when I was an undergrad, the debugger for Turbo
Pascal sucked out loud, so I very quickly became accustomed to debugging
through output, and it's something I still do, in C++, Java, PHP,

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