News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Ken Guest's Blog:
The Date_Holidays package, a pack of splitters and a pear tree
May 09, 2008 @ 12:56:39

In a new post to his blog today, Ken Guest talks about the split that's been made in a PEAR package for calculating the dates of holidays (Date_Holidays) for localization reasons.

We decided that this one package should be split into subpackages: one subpackage per region/country. Some advantages of this approach are that each driver / filter / subpackage gets it's own stability and version number - we wouldn't have to keep increasing the version number of Date_Holidays each time a new driver is added or when an existing driver gets a significant number of fixes.

To replace your current version of the package (with all of the regions built in) with a new version that still contains all versions, uninstall the Date_Holidays and grab the "Date_Holidays#all" package. Otherwise, you can check out the PEAR page for the main package and see the subpackage list if you only need one for your area.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
dateholidays pear package split regional filter driver subpackage


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHP-Tools Blog: Testing FIT

Community News: PEAR Version 1.5.0 Released

SitePoint Site Marketing Blog: Track Your Rank Using the Google API

Alexey Zakhlestin's Blog: PHP+SCGI part 2: problem with eZComponents

SitePoint PHP Blog: How to Split WordPress Content Into Two or More Columns


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


unittest laravel series example community version library extension opinion laravel5 list api framework voicesoftheelephpant interview introduction podcast language php7 release

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework