News Feed
Sections




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

Fernando Bassani's Blog:
Avoiding the usage of global variables
July 30, 2007 @ 15:04:00

Fernando Bassani has posted an alternative to using globals in your scripts - creating "global objects" with the help of the Registry design pattern.

For a long time, the "programming good practices" tell us to avoid globals. In fact, this is a point of a large criticism in languages such as PHP. A nice solution to our global's "needs" is the Registry design pattern. With it, we can have a repository with the data that has to be accessible, removing them from the global scope.

Included in the post is all the code you'll need to get it to work. It uses a Singleton to grab the latest object and allows you to store values and define namespaces to keep data separate.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
registry designpattern singleton registry designpattern singleton


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

DevShed: Generating Web Pages with the Flyweight Pattern in PHP 5

Anthony Ferrara's Blog: Handling Plugins In PHP

DevShed: Factoring Content Boxes with the Factory Pattern in PHP 5

Fabien Potencier's Blog: Create your own framework... on top of the Symfony2 Components (part 9)

PHPit.net: Using globals in PHP


Community Events





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


refactor threedevsandamaybe wordpress code unittest developer framework podcast laravel release testing list introduction opinion interview series language community configure install

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