Working with Template Classes in PHP 5

A template class is a base class with some special abilities. First, it concretely implements one or more algorithms; second, it can determine which subclasses should use these algorithms. This article is the first part of a two-part series that introduces you to the basic concepts of this design pattern. Introduction Working with the object-oriented … Read more

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Introducing SimpleXML in PHP 5

For those of you who have been using PHP 5 for a while, the numerous improvements introduced into the Zend engine have brought significant advantages that help accelerate Web applications’ development. Intermediate and experienced developers probably will tell you nice things about the new object model, and the implementation of exceptions, in addition to the … Read more

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