On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 11:28 AM, tedd <tedd.sperl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> At 9:34 AM +0000 3/18/10, Pete Ford wrote:
>> I do tend to use <?php for blocks of code - so I guess I'm in the middle
>> camp here.
> Whoa, that's even worse -- make a choice and stick with it -- IMO.
> I'm all for consistency and have often found myself redoing dozens of
> scripts because I changed something -- not because the change worked and the
> other didn't, but rather to maintain consistency throughout the project.
> Granted, different reasons promote different programming styles. While what
> I do is to solve the problem at hand for the client, it also has to pass
> through my vision of code elegance. I program for myself first and solve the
> client's problems second. I also realize that I have the privilege of doing
> so because my needs are few. I probably wouldn't do well in a production
> oriented environment.
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What Pete described is consistent.
For blocks that merely echo out a variable in templates or views, he uses a
<?=, and in code that's actually doing some manipulation, he uses <?php.
This consistency does make it very easy to discern the difference, saves on
typing, and similar approaches are used in other frameworks (e.g., ASP.Net),
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