Log of PHP syntax errors found by the PHP Code Checker

This is a log of the most common mistakes made by PHP programmers, as determined by the errors found during PHP code checks.

This is a rough log and provided simply for the benefit of curiousity.

Note: This does not include data from the "php -l" syntax check.

CountError
285950Mismatched number of curly braces {}
237630Mismatched number of parenthesis ()
53248Incorrect syntax for PHP code declaration <?php ?>
38378Mismatched number of square brackets []
25448Use of single equal sign in If expression
20207Missing quotes around string values when defining an array
17173Missing semicolon (warning, possible false positives)
11764Missing > when defining an array key=>value pair
9263Predefined $_VARIABLES not using proper brackets e.g. $_GET[ ]
3441Variable defined with more than one equal sign
1135Mismatched number of comment tags /* */
456Incorrect Foreach syntax

Logging reset on October 23, 2013 with version 1.8

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