Posts tagged with "PHP"

PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. Originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994, the PHP reference implementation is now produced by The PHP Group.PHP originally stood for Personal Home Page, but it now stands for the recursive backronym PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor.

PHP drop-down list - Part 1 (Knowing thy elements)

February 14, 2017 by Christoff Truter

In this series of posts I am going to create a PHP drop-down list, I am going to follow an evolutionary approach (simple code to more complex, while explaining my thought processes along the way) and hopefully end up with something useful.

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Programming libraries / languages to learn in 2017

January 9, 2017 by Christoff Truter

Don't you think it is very presumptuous when you see these new years posts, claiming some kind of clairvoyance? Like I can possibly tell you what to focus on in the new year career wise, when meantime back at the ranch I can barely master a belt buckle?

JavaScript   PHP   TypeScript   Angular   Opinion  

PHP Syntax Changes 5.3.x - 7.0.x

June 8, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Originally I was planning to do a little write-up about the latest syntax introduced into PHP 7.0.x, but then I noticed quite a significant number of syntax changes leading up to this version, many of which I was unaware of since I last used PHP in version 5.3.x.

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Strongly Typed PHP - Revisited

May 22, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Almost a decade ago I wrote a post about strongly typed PHP, in which I proposed a very crude workaround, essentially faking strong typing using magic methods. The post was met with a lot of mixed reactions, but received quite a lot of visitors over the years (definitely some interest in the subject).

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Google Analytics : Measurement Protocol

February 24, 2016 by Christoff Truter

Recently after whining like a little bitch and a soothing evening of brutally flogging myself, I delved deeper into the features of my resurrected Google Analytics (GA) account as an attempt to amend for my sins.

JavaScript   PHP   SEO