PHP Koans

Learning PHP through broken code

Two Questions...

Why this, why now?

What is a Koan?

kōan /ˈkoʊ.ɑːn/

A kōan is a story, dialogue, question, or statement, which is used in Zen practice to provoke the "great doubt" and test a student's progress in Zen practice.


"You can hear the sound of two hands when they clap together, now show me the sound of one hand."

The lineage of PHP Koans

  • The Little LISPer - Published 1989
  • Ruby Koans - January 2009 (probably earlier)
  • Python Koans - May 2009 (Greg Malcolm)

Other Koans Projects

How it works...

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