Difference between the AND and && operator in php


'AND' Logical operator

'AND' operator is a logical AND operator but has low precedence to = operator.

'&&' Logical operator

'&&' is also a logical AND operator but has high precedence to = operator.

Example

Following the example, shows the difference of 'AND' vs '&&' operators.

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
   <title>PHP Example</title>
</head>
<body>
   <?php
      $x = true;
      $y = false;
      $result = $x AND $y;
      print('$result = $x AND $y');
      print("<br/>");
      var_dump($result);
      print("<br/>");
      $result = $x && $y;
      print('$result = $x && $y');
      print("<br/>");
      var_dump($result);
   ?>
</body>
</html>

Output

$result = $x AND $y
bool(true)
$result = $x && $y
bool(false)
raja
Published on 13-Jan-2020 06:36:30
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