Build Autoload PHP Classes

This post will explain PHP autoload and name space concept using a few basic question and answer about PHP autoload along with some examples.

What is Autoloading in PHP?

PHP provides helper functions to include or import PHP files, if it has not been included before. if we use PHP autoload then we don't need to write require or include statement for each PHP class files. We should ...

  • 02 Nov 2014
  • Zainul Abedin
  • PHP-5
  • 1497 Read

PHP Cache Dynamic Pages To Speed Up Load Times

If your website has hundreds of pages with many visitors everyday, you might want to implement some sort of caching mechanism for your website to speed up page loading time. Each client-server request consist of multiple database queries, server response and the processing time increasing overall page loading time. The most common solution is to make copies of dynamic pages called cache files and store them in a separate directory, ...

  • 15 Sep 2014
  • Saran Chamling
  • PHP-5
  • 1809 Read

Standard PHP Library Iterators

I have posted some information about Standard PHP Library recently. Because SPL is one of my favourite PHP extension I decided to write about another neat feature from this toolbox about iterators.

According to wikipedia:
In computer programming, an iterator is an object that enables a programmer to traverse a container. In SPL we can find a lot of implemented Iterators. Most of them are decorators, so they work ...

  • 19 Dec 2013
  • Slawek Lukasiewicz
  • PHP-5
  • 677 Read

Whats New in PHP 5.4


PHP is growing up fast. There has been a major push from the folks at Zend (the company that maintains PHP), and this focuses on two major concerns; security, and the object oriented aspects of the language. We've come a long way from PHP 4, which introduced a very simple and shaky object oriented interface for developers to play with. But PHP 5 changed that, and with every increment ...

  • 18 Dec 2013
  • Marc Plotz
  • PHP-5
  • 907 Read