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The Truth About PHP Variables

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 8/7/2008 advanced tutorials internal memory

This article examines how PHP handles passing of variables internally, as well as how this relates to memory usage. This information is can be very useful for any professional PHP developer as it shows how passing variables by reference will normally result in more (not less) memory being used.

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Improving Performance by Profiling PHP Applications

in PHP added by goodphptutorials, on 8/8/2006 advanced tutorials memory optimisations performance profiling

There are lots of subtle things in PHP that can save a lot of memory and give a small extra boost in performance. This article serves as an introduction to profiling PHP applications, and to making changes to a script and comparing the values of the optimizations.

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