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PHP FormBuilder class

I've taken some suggestions from this question and tried to build my own FormBuilder class. It's supposed to work like this: Creates an object of type form ...
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Does my code still break encapsulation and uses getters/setters instead of the TellDontAsk principle? [migrated]

I and one guy have been discussing potential solution of a problem on an unrelated board, regarding the typical getter/setter hate, ie. using getters/setters leads to procedural programming. I ...
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Updating register_globals code for importing $_GET and $_POST data

I'm updating a bunch of PHP code that relies on register_globals and uses request data globally. In the process of fixing/updating I spend a lot of time writing ...
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Calculating a quality score of something based on attributes

I'm willing to have a way to calculate a quality score of an object; in this case an addressbook contact. I believe there are way better approaches to do this and I'd like to hear your references. ...
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Class that generates records after performing business logic

I wrote a small class that does a database lookup and it generates a collection/Array. The Collection is resorted based on values returned from the database. Finally, the records can be retrieved ...
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Classes, one responsibility principle and magic methods

I am currently building a small application that allows users to create a slideshow, each slideshow consisting of slides that are either videos or images. Although this will be relatively small at ...
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PHP page pagination

I think my code is sloppy can anyone give me advice to do it better? This is a page pagination that get rows from mysql db and calculate the number of pages. ...
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Secure array encryption and decryption

I have written the below class which encrypts and decrypts a PHP array. The encrypted data and the hash are sent over an insecure connection and I would appreciate if you could check the code for any ...
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Regular Expression for parsing PHP annotations containing multiple lines and markup

I am writing a regular expression for parsing PHP annotations in a flexible way. I'd like to accomplish all the goals listed above with one single expression. So I would appreciate any suggestions ...
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A form builder component

I would love my component to be reviewed. I am looking forward to responses mainly answering the questions: Is my code violating the SOLID principals? If so, where and how? Does my component contain ...
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Reorganizing a PHP array structure (arrays within arrays)

I have this array within array which contains a lot of values: ...
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Reading XML files from RSS of different websites in PHP

I've created a working XML RSS reader. I wanted to know if it's a good one or not and if it's efficient for the server or not. I run this code every 12 hours or something give or take the amount of ...
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Nginx rewrite optimization for PHP execution

I've posted an excerpt from my Nginx configuration with the hope that someone can give me advice on anything I've done wrong or could do better. Please note that the below config works, but has been ...
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OOP Web scraper using regex to grab tag contents

I'm about learning about implementing the solid principle in PHP. I want to create simple content crawler/grabber from some websites. This crawler will grab the content from the website url. Since we ...
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Database connection wrapper class

I am trying to create a PHP / MySQLi wrapper class that uses prepared statements, the goal of the class is to create a connection to the Database, then INSERT / ...
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Selecting results as a comma-separated string

The below code is working correctly, however, I am not sure if the combination of while, foreach and ...
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Including a header file with proper content and structure

I am new to HTML and programming in general and am currently working on setting up my first website. For this I created a couple of PHP pages with a separate file for each of them and in order to ...
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Website user password verification

I have a login web page where a user enters their email and password and I need to check if: the entered email exists in the DB and the entered password matches the hashed one from the db. The ...
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Write a HTML table from MySQL tables

I have a piece of code that generates some tables: bp_rows: where I take a snapshot of some "headers" for each row of the table. ...
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PHP connector for communicating with a REST API (part 2)

I wrote a PHP connector that will allow me to communicate with a REST API using PHP. The class was little over 1500 lines of code, it was difficult to manage it. It was a nightmare to even look at it ...
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PHP connector for communicating with a REST API (Part 1)

I wrote a PHP connector that will allow me to communicate with a REST API. This is the first time I am trying to make my code as clean as possible. I want to help myself learning how to better code. ...
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Database select script

Is there any way I could improve this script, such as by writing it in fewer lines (more efficient)? I'm very interested in keeping my code dry and fast! Also, if there is a way to make it more ...
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Routing for a Laravel 5 e-commerce site

I am new here and learning Laravel 5 on my own. I want to get reviewed on the following routes.php code. My question are: Have I made any mistakes by doing this? If yes, then what could be the ...
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Router for personal use

This is router I created for use, however, I wish to refactor this code and make this more robust. I would really appreciate anyone who can: Point out how to make this code more robust, clean and ...
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Configuration class

This is my first serious programming effort, so I'd like some comments about what I did so far. Project structure: ...
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Allowing googlebot to crawl a password protected page

The below I have put together as an experiment, I have profiles on my site that are password protected. I would still like them to be crawled by google. The script is taken from here and basically ...
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Shuffle Symfony entities

I've got an object $contest which is a Symfony entity that has some other entities assigned. I can get them by ...
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FilesSynchronizer: Synchronize local and remote filesystems

I have written a library that syncs files between two filesystems. It works fine, but I'd like some other developers to have a look over the existing code. Maybe I can optimize something. It is using ...
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Validation class

Can someone help me furnish my PHP validation class? I want to reduce its size and make it easier to use. ...
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Am I correctly implementing PHP/PDO and the MVC/DAO pattern?

Context: I am working on the login module of a PHP web-application and I am trying to implement this using PHP/PDO and the DAO pattern. I would like someone to review the code below and let me know ...
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View helper for creating HTML elements with DOM

I have attempted to create a view helper class which makes programmatically creating HTML strings less verbose and hopefully simpler. This is inspired by the tag helpers in Rails. It's compatible ...
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Laravel controller for a commenting system

Can someone review my Controller? I should follow these guidelines: Code should be written with MVC pattern and to use OOP. The code now works fine, but I need to improve it. Also, should I use ...
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Static registry

I am working on a base framework for my various PHP related projects. I have grown since beginning all of this, but the one area I am still having difficulty/concerns with involves the dependencies of ...
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Creating efficient PDO functions

I have the following functions: ...
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Complete date ranges for two years

I have array contents with some date ranges, fetched from the database: ...
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Formatting a date range, with shortening if the interval falls entirely within a calendar month

The graphic guy wants to display dates like 16. February 17. - 24. February, or ...
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Checking if the site resolve a DNS or not

I've written code to check whether a domain resolves DNS or not like follows. It is working fine, but I doubt whether there is a simple way to check this by using `dns_get_record' ...
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PHP MIMEType class

There isn't a very reliable way (in my opinion) to get the mime type of a specific extension, regardless of the file actually being of that type or not. This type of thing usually is used when ...
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What can I do to this PHP CRUD Object to make it better?

I'm trying to create a single class to interact with my database (MariaDB, in this case). Is there anything I can do to improve this code? I'm fairly new to PHP OO. ...
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PHP DOM XML Creation

I am currently working on Shopify webhooks which posts XML to the Colorado timber line API. But due to the order protocol of the Colorado timber line API, it is required to modify the XML posted by ...
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Form submit using POST handled in PHP

I have this code working for submitting a form using PHP and HTML (Bootstrap). I did not post the CSS, so I hope this is not an issue. I am interested if this code is clean, following good practices, ...
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Product page filter

I am still learning Laravel and I am in the process of creating a small shopping website. On the left hand side there are a series of filters that appear depending on what products have come back ...
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Parsing multipart/form-data in php for PUT requests

I have recently found that I needed to be able to parse multipart/form-data for PUT requests made to my REST API. This allows batch photo uploads, which has been a requested feature. As we all know, ...
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Image manipulation PHP class using PHP's Image Functions

I am working on an image manipulation class for a project to re-size uploaded slider images to 780 X 397 and uploaded avatar pictures to 220 X 220. I am wondering if this is a good way to construct ...
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Calling a MySQL procedure with an arbitrary parameter on a GoDaddy website

I'm deploying a PHP project, and I always try to use prepared statements, but unfortunately, GoDaddy does not have the mod mysqlnd which I use it for the function ...
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Laravel Testing: Is this testing too much of the inner workings?

So I'm using laravel for a project and have a InvoiceRepository and a InvoiceRepositoryTest and I have written the test first ...
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Sorting an array to match the order of values of another array

I'm running hundreds of curl operations in parallel to my own API, the response array that I get is out of order (the reason being that the first one to finish gets added to the response array first). ...
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Blog/Forum implementation

I've started learning PHP for university-related projects today. I tried implementing a basic blog/forum. Here's the full source code. It has the following features/design-decisions: There are ...
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Optimizing mcrypt encryption class further

The following is a very simple implementation of an Encryption class using mcrypt whereby the functions encrypt and ...
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Geocoding library

I've written a Geocoding library that is hosted on Github. It has got 7.9 rating by the scrutinizer. I've checked and the only thing that I think I can improve is ...