The fifth version of the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP) scripting language. It features the Zend Engine 2, better object model support, and many other improvements over PHP 4.

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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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PHP Dependency Injection - magic methods injections?

I'm trying to get my head around DI. Am I doing it correctly for classes that follow DI pattern? ...
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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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Checking if my code is secure

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 ...
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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 ...
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Extracting components of a street address

I have got the following function in my class that I think can be further be improved but I'm lacking ideas how: ...
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Zf2 and doctrine model implementation

I've implemented for the first time Doctrine-ORM on my SOAP server application; can you tell me if I could optimize some of the written ORM-related code? More specifically, is it a good practice to ...
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Doing a roll back with multiple MySQLI prepared statement

This is my code for doing a roll back with multiple MySQLI prepared statement. I want to know if anything is wrong with the code. ...
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Finding combinations of 3 numbers

What this code tries to do is find possible combinations of three numbers. For example, let's say I have the following numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 Some ...
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Simple class, solely for setting “globals”

I'm aiming for the best and simplest way to access "global" variables set in the config file for my website. So I can use them anywhere, even inside functions It's for file versioning, and I use ...
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Complex if statements in authentication method

I had asked questions about my entire class which I'll flag for closing soon. It appeared to be a little too broad for 1 post so I chopped it up and will be asking a little more specific questions ...
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Pagination filtering

I want to check if there is page variable (in URL) and if it is, if it's correct - it cannot be number 1 because this is default page and it should be valid int ...
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Validating basic data objects

I'm playing around with trying to do things in a better way, and in a class I have for sending emails, I have the concept of a recipient. This gets passed into my other classes essentially as a struct ...
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Extendable PDO Wrapper Class

I've created a PDO wrapper. I understand PDO could be used on it's own, and I'm reinventing the wheel as there are solutions like Laravel's Eloquent that would do a better job. I'd like advice on ...
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Dependency injection/dependency injection containers in MVC web app

I just learned about dependency injection/dependency injection containers, so this is my test using DI/DIC in my MVC app. Controller ...
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Cryptographically-secure super-secret government message transaction machine

-Hello Agent. Are you on a secure line? -Yes, secured. -Good, in 30 seconds the launch codes will be in your e-mail's inbox. You now have the go. Are you ready for the package? ...
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PHP Trait Singleton

An implementation of the singleton pattern in PHP using a trait (added in 5.4). Is there anything missing, any ways to create a second copy of the class? ...
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Application Class Security

Is my Application.php class secure for continuing development? The Application.php acts as a registry for the whole application. I tried not to rewrite already working code that is being pulled from ...
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Optimizing cron job for sending reminders

The following script is being run with a cron. It runs once a minute to see if there is a reminder that needs to be sent. Should I make this run once every 30 minutes? The choices to send a reminder ...
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PHP isset over use? Good or bad?

First, I'm in no way an experienced PHP coder. This is my 5th time working with PHP, so if you see anything that can bee improve, please point them out for me. I have the code checking for the ...
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Secure Functions in a Database Class

I am trying to solve as many issues as possible with my Database Class and bind statements as far as possible without actually doing it in the front-end. The goal is to do all of the heaving lifting ...
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How is my injection protection?

What do I need to do to prevent injections? In addition, if I have any statement/parameter errors, please tell me. ...
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advantage of using __call method

I have wrote simple class that allowing database selection and inserts.Could you please tell me does this a right way to use __call method with any useful advantage of it ? ...
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Optimized solution for a rolling dice code puzzle

I was asked to provide the solution of this rolling dice problem in an interview. When I showed him my solution, he said that there is another way to find the solution. I am looking for answer in PHP ...
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Inline PHP IP access log

For a website, I've got some inline PHP, posted below. It's supposed to log traffic to the website, and it does its job fine. But at the end of the day, I'm not even close to a PHP developer, and ...
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Filtering queries based on the current user state

I have a Symfony2 project. I have an Entity Asset which can have relations with Category. I store a ...
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Class that handles header and footer includes looks like a mess

I tried making a class that handles my header and footer of my site. It looks like a mess, because I like to preserve the indentations as is. But I'm wondering if there maybe is an even cleaner or ...
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My database class extends MySQLi

The following is a small class I extended MySQLi with. I'm going to use this in my upcoming projects, but my main reason to do this class is learning, so I would like to submit this for your review, ...
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Codeigniter ActiveRecord Wrapper Model

Can someone help me refactor this to be more optimized? Performance seems to be very optimal, but I think more can be squeezed from it. ...
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Optimising and consolidating multiple PHPMailer functions

So the two functions below both send emails via PHPMailer but both hold different messages (which use different data from the db). I was just wondering (as I plan to use PHPMailer more) a way to ...
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Data lookup table with Redis and API call

This class' function is to change a given array's data into an ID. The list is set by a configuration file. I have DI the outer array and objects into the class so that if there are any dependencies - ...
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Any simpler and more efficient way of writing this code?

I've noticed I've got quite a few repeated lines in my code. ...
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Return current URL

I was unable to find how to get current URL so here's what I've made. Brief tests didn't reveal anything bad. Your thoughts, educated opinions, suggestions, and comment on potential bugs or ...
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Some tips on a CodeIgniter Model I am building

Can I get some pointers/critique/comments on the following model? (p.s. performance seems great... tested all methods up to 10,000 records) ...