The Real Error

22 07 2015

flickr: by Poulepondeuse

Sometimes a PHP script may produce an inconsistent type of error, i.e. in one version of PHP a less serious parse error displays while in another version a fatal error message appears.  Read the rest of this entry »





A Lasting List Fix?

22 10 2014

Flickr: by Burstyriffic

One of PHP’s most convenient constructs is Read the rest of this entry »





Illuminating a Dark Alley

15 10 2014

Flickr: by I.Gouss

 

“PHP has its share of dark alleys that you really don’t want to find yourself inside.   Object properties with names that are numbers is one of them…”

Jon,  StackOverflow

 

Object properties with integers for names are illegal in PHP.  Yet, Read the rest of this entry »





Taming the Wild West of PHP

11 01 2014

Flickr: by Moyan_Brenn

In a previous posting, I briefly mentioned something bizarre that happened this past December 2013.   Read the rest of this entry »





PHP on the Cusp of a New Operator

20 12 2013

Flickr: by yh828

For nearly two decades, if you include precursor PHP/FI, PHP lacked a basic mathematical operator, the one for exponentiation. Read the rest of this entry »








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