News Feed
Sections




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

SitePoint PHP Blog:
PHP Manual CLI style 2.0
November 29, 2007 @ 09:35:00

Sometimes, you just can't get to a web browser to look up something from the PHP manual (or might not want to). Another option is the command line and in this new post to the SitePoint PHP blog, Troels Knak-Nielsen shows you a method for getting the entire manual entry right at your prompt neatly formatted.

One thing, I missed with either of the two [other solutions mentioned], was the ability to see the entire manual entry. It's quite often, that the manual actually holds useful information (Who'd known that!), so I find myself using www.php.net a lot. Or I did, until I decided to do something about it. Now, shell-scripting isn't what I spent most of my time on, so it's not with out a bit of pride, that I present to you phpm two-oh.

Most of the rest of the post is his bash script ready top cut and paste as well as some simple instructions on getting it working. (An emacs bonus is also included - a method for binding the script to a key to act on the current word.)

0 comments voice your opinion now!
command line manual bash script command line manual bash script


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHPBuilder.com: The ABC's of PHP Part 3 - Basic Script Building in PHP

Jonathan Street's Blog: MSN contact grab script included in 'meta' contact grabber

DeveloperTutorials.com: Upload Files to MySQL using PHP Tutorial

Martin Sikora's Blog: Google Chrome Extension: PHP Ninja Manual

Christian Wenz's Blog: phpa-norl, a phpa port for Mac OS X and Windows


Community Events





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


interview series community podcast api symfony2 framework testing laravel install introduction threedevsandamaybe unittest code list refactor developer release opinion language

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