Thinking about key names in PHP

I recently had to write some code which built quite a large structured array in PHP. I know that PHP performs some amount of internal variable optimisation – for example copying a variable by value won’t create a new instance … Continue reading

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You rolled your own framework? Really?

One of the questions I get from pretty much every new developer that we hire is “Why did you write your own framework?  Why don’t you just use X?”, where X is the whatever PHP framework is currently flavour of … Continue reading

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