Excuse the dumb question, but I can’t find a straight answer for this:
What does “=&” refer to ?
See this example:
$db =& JFactory::getDB0();
I’m trying to write a Joomla component, and noticed this is a common notation…
That is a “reference” in PHP. You can learn more about what they are and how they work on php.net:
Thanks, rl. That makes sense.
Your welcome, though I’m not sure how much “sense” it makes (being an “old guy”, it takes me a while to grasp some of these concepts!)