February 24, 2005
A Sneak Peek Into Enterprise PHP Coding Standards
Mike Cinis writes "It seems that the biggest obstacle to PHP becoming widely accepted in the Enterprise is not a lack of useful features, obscure faults within the PHP4 parser, or any other esoteric technical detail. In a new primer article for the International PHP Magazine, Robert Peake writes, "The fault, dear coders, lies within ourselves. The massive accessibility and community support for PHP means that the PHP community is composed of programmers from diverse backgrounds, with varying understanding of best practices in team development. As a result, one of the major plagues of PHP is what I call the "spaghetti western" - spaghetti code written by cowboy coders with little or no documentation. Ever seen one?". Continue reading..."