Taking Stock of the Stack in PHP

29 03 2014

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Introduction

You may have heard about ‘the stack’ or call stack, part of a computer’s random access memory (RAM), wherein a function, including its parameters and return value, reside temporarily. One retrieves them on the basis of FILO (First In, Last Out), synonymous with LIFO (Last In, First Out). Users of high-level languages like C and PHP are much less likely to directly handle this stack. Read the rest of this entry »





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