Scoring a freelance PHP job

2008-02-08T01:37:30+00:00 February 8th, 2008|PHP|

Getting a job is pretty straightforward. Getting a PHP job is about as unconventional as it gets.  Here’s what you can do to secure a better job with your existing [...]

The Zend Framework, Dependency Injection and Zend_Di

2010-05-25T22:34:53+00:00 February 7th, 2008|PHP|

A while ago I wrote this neat little subclass of Zend_Loader to add a midgen of Dependency Injection to the Zend Framework application I was then building. After emailing the lists to propose it be fully adopted into Zend_Loader some time ago, I realised someone had proposed a novel new component called Zend_Di, and that small change was since accepted by Federico into his DI buster. This is a quick overview with very simple use cases.

PHP Debugging with Zend Studio

2010-05-25T22:36:09+00:00 February 3rd, 2008|PHP|

In this tutorial, we will explore how to use the latest update of Zend Studio for debugging PHP scripts. But first, we will get an overview of the product, its various editions, the system requirements for running it, and other installation considerations.

PHP as a Templating Language

2010-05-25T22:37:11+00:00 February 1st, 2008|PHP|

There’s a lot of talk about the use of PHP as a templating language. Some people use Smarty, others use their framework’s/CMS’ inbuilt templating language, while others still use PHP [...]

PHP: Where's it at?

2008-01-31T06:16:20+00:00 January 31st, 2008|PHP|

By "where", I literally mean "where". PHP is typically used in server-side scripts, the output of which is served over the internet. As expected. But I've just finished writing an [...]

GOTO is coming to PHP!

2008-01-28T01:03:37+00:00 January 28th, 2008|PHP|

GOTO, the infamous much-loathed feature of languages in decades gone by, is (sort of) coming to PHP. Read on to see why it’s actually a good thing. Luckily, it’s not [...]