> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob McConnell [mailto:r...@cbord.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2010 7:52 AM
> To: pan; php-general@lists.php.net
> Subject: RE: [PHP] Re: Best Practices Book, Document, Web Site?
> From: pan
> > ""Hansen, Mike"" <mike.han...@atmel.com> wrote in message 
> >>
> news:7941b2693f32294aaf16c26b679a258d0efdc...@csomb01.corp.atm
> el.com...
> >> Is there a PHP Best Practices Book, Document, or web site that has 
> >> information similar to Perl Best Practices but for PHP?
> > 
> > Yeah, it's hard to find this stuff.
> > 
> > A google search on {+"Best Practices" +"PHP"} returned only
> > 4,340,000 hits.
> > 
> > Maybe, some day, someone will think to write something up.
> The problem with this method is that scanning these results reveals
> conflicting and contradictory recommendations that are all over the
> place. Some are so old they may not even be valid PHP any 
> more. Reading
> even a small subset of these pages is an exercise in frustration. But
> that makes sense as there doesn't appear to be any consistency nor
> consensus within the community, or even within some of the larger
> projects.
> Speaking of consensus, based on a recent discussion on the Perl
> Beginners mailing list, the Perl Best Practices book is now considered
> to be deprecated among the active Perl community. Many of its
> recommendations are obsolete and no longer used. It is long 
> past due for
> a major rewrite.
> Bob McConnell

Yep. Perl Best Practices is due for a rewrite/update. I came across this page 
that attempts to update it:

For PHP, I'll stick with the PEAR recommendations and do the best I can with 
whatever is missing.


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