As I am working with PHP practically every day, I would like to share some of
my "vast" knowlege ;) with you.
Currently I use PHP in my job for programming complete internet applications.
Starting to work on this was also the start with PHP for me.
That is why I quickly recognized that PHP is a very mighty programming language.
Therefore I was very surprised that most people using PHP use it as a simple and
easy web-programming language only, mostly programming quick'n'dirty-style.
You can see this whenever you download some of the many sources which the PHP
community shares with everyone.
Thus, here's some "Do"'s and "Don't"s or just some work-arounds...:
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+ Array_search does not find the first element in an array... array_search bug
+ Something about function return values: if (function())
+ the News about PHP curiosities can now be found using the News Button
+ new: PHP types
+ added some new lines and example to strpos().
+ added classes behaviour to Naming.
- to come: PHP and downward compatibility
Have you ever noticed that a variable containing 0 is empty?? There's more to
It is known that PHP is not a very strict language, but the naming conventions are quite strange.
How does PHP handle parameters for functions?
|Finding strings in strings (strpos)
There's a very strange thing about the function strpos()!!
Something about types of variables in PHP, especially the new boolean type.
|checking function return values using empty()
There's a strange thing with the check using empty() of function return values.