Like all things in life, we need to start with simple things. So, in order to understand what arrays are in PHP, we need to take a look at the PHP manual to read what it is all about. [...] The thing with PHP is that an array is probably one of the most used data structures in web applications build with PHP and used for a wide variety of purposes.
He covers the basics of:
- storing multiple values in an array and pushing additional values onto the end
- removing the last item added to the array
- pulling the first element off of the array
In his next article, he plans on expanding this introduction to arrays by looking at associative arrays.