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Phil Thompson's Blog:
7 PHP functions that saved my life
January 22, 2008 @ 11:08:00

On his blog, Phil Thompson lists seven PHP functions that "saved his life" when developing his apps:

From time to time, I've struggled with minor pieces of coding for what seems like an age and then I've discovered PHP has a ready-made function whose express purpose seems to be to fix my exact problem. Today, I name and honour those PHP functions which saved my life, my career and my sanity.

Functions that made the cut include:

He has his own reasons for each - all of them being handy little functions that fill a specific niche in PHP's vast array of abilities.

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