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Objects and PHP: A brief evolutionary history


Objects were not a part of PHP in its earlier form. They weren’t even planned to be. PHP’s developers describe it as an afterthought. Objects made their first presence in PHP 3. PHP 3 was a complete rewrite of PHP 2 (then called PHP/FI 2.0). Here is how it happened: PHP/FI 2.0 (Personal Homepage Tools/Form … Continue reading

Setting up a PHP development environment


Before we begin talking about PHP, let us setup the environment we’ll be working in. What I mean by that is we’ll install all the necessary software that is required to run PHP and make it easier for us to develop PHP applications. So, what do we need to begin developing PHP applications? Operating System … Continue reading

PHP: After the basics


You know PHP, you’ve learned it yourself or studied about it in your Internet and Web Programming class, you like it. You decided to learn more, you did, you worked on several projects, learned OOP in PHP and are now very good it; but what now? What after this? I have been at that place. … Continue reading