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Posts Tagged “Best Practice”

All Glory to __invoke

Lost in the shiny new features (see: namespaces and closures) PHP 5.3 also added the __invoke method. While not plainly apparent, it is secretly an amazingly useful 'magic method' .

If you're not taking advantage of __invoke, you should be. Why? It provides a uniform execution points for objects t…

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JSONP: Take It With a Grain of Salt

I don’t want anyone take this the wrong way. I love JSON. It is so much simpler to parse than XML, and is an all around exceptional way to represent data. I have one caveat though, and that is “JSON with Padding” or “JSONP” as it goes by.

Building this site I wanted to bring in images from my Flick…

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