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Developing a URL Handling Helper Class in PHP 5
Aug 03, 2009 @ 11:03:38

DevShed has continued their series looking at helper classes in PHP5 applications with this new tutorial about building a URL class to help with parsing and manipulation.

Since it's a common practice to build helpers that manipulate URLs in different ways, in the next few lines I'm going to show you how to create a class whose main task will be dynamically generating URLs via a basic API.

Their URL helper class lets you find things like the page being calls, fetching the query data and getting the method that the page was requested as (like GET or POST).

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