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30 PHP Best Practices for Beginners
Aug 14, 2009 @ 10:35:15

NETTUTS.com has posted thirty tips and best practices they believe every PHP developer should learn to make their applications (and development process) better.

PHP is the most widely-used language for programming on the web. Here are thirty best practices for beginners wanting to gain a firmer grasp of the fundamentals.

Items in the list include:

  • Turn on Error Reporting
  • Learn the DRY Approach
  • Comment, Comment, Comment
  • Never, Ever Trust Your Users
  • Use Output Buffering
  • Cache Database-Driven Pages
  • Use Static File Caching Systems
  • Keep Functions Outside of Loops

You can check out the full list here.

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