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News: PHP for Google App Engine in the works?

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 19/6/2008 google news

A recent conversation with a Zend employee revealed some good news for PHP and Google App Engine...

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Effective In-Function Caching With PHP5

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 9/5/2008 advanced tutorials cache php5

In-function caching can often be used to greatly improve the performance of our software. Applying this technique effectively is important to avoid spiraling memory usage and bizarre bugs that can be caused by old cache data lingering around.

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9 PHP Debugging Techniques You Should Be Using

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 25/4/2008 advanced tutorials debugging general

Save yourself time, effort and headaches by employing the debugging techniques discussed in this article. I cover topics from enabling notices to writing Unit Tests, as well as some ideas you may not have thought of...

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The Hitchhikers Guide to PHP Load Balancing

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 3/4/2008 advanced tutorials cluster load balancing

This post gives an introduction to the complications that can arise from deploying your PHP applications onto a load balanced web hosting platform. This is a must-read article if you are planning to develop large scale web applications, or if your software will be deployed on a large range of platforms (as is the case for many open source projects).

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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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Working With UK Postcodes

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 31/3/2008 beginner tutorials postcode

This short post provides you with a table for converting postcodes into counties. I created the table from a variety of sources for a recent project where I needed to be able to map user's postcodes to counties.

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Fuzzy Searching in PHP

in PHP added by porteightyeight, on 8/3/2008 AI advanced database search sql

This tutorial discusses creating an advanced fuzzy search engine using PHP and a database. The tutorial uses the example of a wiki application, but the concepts can easily be applied to other applications in different languages.

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