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Posts Tagged “PHP”

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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Static::? More like Lies::

In my professional work, we have a system that utilizes __call and __callStatic for caching of certain method calls. We have been running into a problem where calling an undefined method via :: within the class itself will trigger __call rather than the expected __callStatic.

The Problem

The follo…


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Mac OS X Lion / Mountain Lion Photo Booth Plist Rebuild/Repair Script

A while ago I upgraded from an aging MacBook Pro to a much more nubile MacBook Air. Delighted with the Air in every way, the only problem I encountered was the backup of the MacBook Pro I made I sold it was seemingly corrupted and would not mount.

I did though have a backup of my Photo Booth Photos…


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Nusphere PhpED Dark Theme

It would seem there is a fair deal of call for an updated version of my PhpED dark theme from colleagues as well as random folks on the internet who’ve seen screenshots of my PhpED installation. I previously had my Dark Theme for 5 linked on my Review of PhpED, but I figured I could have a page ded…


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