News Feed
Sections




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

RubySource.com:
Confessions of a Converted PHP Developer Namespace Superhero!
July 29, 2011 @ 12:43:50

RubySource.com has posted another in their "confessions of a converted PHP developer" series (more here) with a new article comparing namespacing between the two languages.

The moment you start writing code that grows beyond a few classes, you start to realise that you need a way to group files and logic. While this is easy to do, it can become quite difficult to ensure that you have class names that are unique and don't end up accidentally clashing with other classes in your own code, or classes in other people's code that you are using.

He talks about PHP's namespacing, a relatively recent addition, and how pre-5.3 "pseudo-namespacing" was done through class and directory names with autoloading. He compares this to Ruby's module support that provides a sort of built in namespacing support. He includes a multiple namespace Ruby example and shows how to nest modules for even more fine-grained separation.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
rubysource converted developer namespace module ruby


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Job Posting: The Cochrane Collaboration Seeks PHP/Drupal Developer (Freiburg, Germany)

Job Posting: SellingSource Seeks PHP Developer (Las Vegas, NV)

Kevin Schroeder: Creating a module in Magento 2

Job Posting: Getinsa Seeks Experienced PHP Developer (Madrid, Spain)

Mike Potter's Blog: Introduction to Adobe Flex Builder for PHP Developers


Community Events





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


release opinion voicesoftheelephpant community language interview symfony update framework introduction version install package series security laravel podcast composer tool library

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework