News Feed
Jobs Feed

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

Harry Roberts' Blog:
Flexible PHP Interfaces
June 11, 2008 @ 13:40:10

In an effort to breathe as much life into an old bit of software he was having to update, Harry Roberts worked up a list of things that he sees can make things a bit more "programmer friendly" when it comes to using classes, methods and interfaces in your code.

His list of four is:

  • Doc Comments
  • Flexible Parameters
  • Use method Entry contracts
  • Be Stateful and Refactor

The "Doc Comments" is pretty obvious, but some of the others need a bit more explaining. Being flexible with your parameters is more about requiring the least from a developer, "entry contracts" being the restrictions to let the developer know what you're expecting and refactoring commonly used functionality into a easy, single point of contact.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
flexible interface comments parameters entry contracts stateful refactor

blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Job Posting: agámi Systems, Inc Seeks UI Engineer (Sunnyvale, CA)

Robert Swarthout's Blog: PHP frontend to Subversion (SVN)

The Shadow Fox Network: Create Dynamic URLs With Mod_Rewrite and PHP Functions

Justin Carmony: Refactoring or Rebuilding: Working with Legacy Code

Patrick Allaert's Blog: Readable PHP code #1 - Return ASAP

Community Events

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

unittest component composer security support symfony2 performance hack hhvm framework opinion application introduction package install language podcast release facebook database

All content copyright, 2014 :: - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework