Let Me Count The Ways …

1 11 2014

Flickr: by Dom Dada

Elizabeth Barrett Browning pondered affairs of the heart when she penned her famous love poem, a fragment of which entitles this piece as an acknowledgment of PHP’s characteristic TIMTOWTDI (“there is more than one way to do it”) approach, particularly prevalent in displaying data.

One of the earliest ways to do output involved PHP utilizing an¬†echo¬†command written in C for the express purpose of 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 »





Algorithmic Reversals

20 03 2011

Consider the problem of taking a string and using PHP to display it in reverse Read the rest of this entry »





Echo, Print and the Conditional Operator

11 12 2010

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Image by Cuito Cuanavale via Flickr

Most of the time the PHP built-ins echo and print are interchangeable in terms of outputting values to the browser window(1). But they do have nuances which may come in handy.   Read the rest of this entry »





Numbers, Strings and Other Things

30 10 2010

At one of my latest interviews recently, the interviewers posed the following technical question: Read the rest of this entry »





Variations on a Post

5 08 2010

This post comes as a result of my having browsed http://www.lornajane.net/posts/2010/Three-Ways-to-Make-a-POST-Request-from-PHP. Read the rest of this entry »





PHP5.3 and Namespaces

1 08 2010

In today’s post, I’d like to explore namespaces in PHP, a new feature that is in version PHP5.3. Read the rest of this entry »








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