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Modern PHP’s Reuse of Keywords

I was looking at some of the new features that are coming to PHP 8.1 and I saw enums were on the list. I also saw that PHP’s continuing its pattern of reusing keywords in different contexts to mean different things. An enum in PHP 8.1 looks like this enum Status { case DRAFT; case PUBLISHED; case ARCHIVED; } That’s the case [...]


XML by Example

Book: XML by Example Author: Benoit Marchal An XML book I found much more approachable than the previously mentioned Professional XML. I recall this book being the one where XSL clicked into place for me, and also where I started to learn about DTDs and XML schemas. I’ve always had a general “hey, this one was helpful” [...]