Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-24 Thread Joel Rees
Hi, am Wednesday 23 July 2003 11:48 schrieb Joel Rees: (You know that $accesses-count and $accesses-resetCounter() are at least declared in the same class declaration. $accesses_count and accesses_resetCounter() could be declared in entirely unrelated include files for entirely

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-23 Thread Joel Rees
Say I have a database class with all kinds of functions for connection, data manipulation, errors, etc: $db = new db_sql; $db-connect(); $db-do_this(); $db-do_that(); How would that be different from an include file with a bunch of functions doing the same thing? As far as I'm

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-23 Thread Sam Baum
Hi, am Wednesday 23 July 2003 11:48 schrieb Joel Rees: (You know that $accesses-count and $accesses-resetCounter() are at least declared in the same class declaration. $accesses_count and accesses_resetCounter() could be declared in entirely unrelated include files for entirely different

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-23 Thread Mike Migurski
Execution speed isn't all that matters. In fact, speed is not the point at all. Then you must be an PHPNuke or Typo3-programmer, beeing lucky to get at least 1 request per second ;). Don't take it hard, but If you had ever been in computer-science [school|college|...] you would know that speed

Re[2]: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-23 Thread Tom Rogers
Hi, MM troll. :) MM Execution speed is most definitely /not/ all that matters, though it MM really depends on the situation. It is often cheaper to throw MM CPU/storage/RAM at a problem than it is to spend more developer time, MM especially when one of the considerations is future maintenance or

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-19 Thread Tom Rogers
Hi, Saturday, July 19, 2003, 7:08:55 AM, you wrote: A This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I A don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the advantage of A using classes as opposed to just functions. I am certainly new to php and A at first

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-19 Thread Andu
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Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-19 Thread Justin French
Whether it's the right move or not, I've put off my learning of PHP classes and OOP methods until PHP5.x, so I guess the time in near :) However, *especially* if you're the only programmer on a project, you can take the ideas benefits behind OOP (for me, having clear, clean code that can be

[PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Andu
This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the advantage of using classes as opposed to just functions. I am certainly new to php and at first sight classes seemed to cut a lot of corners but so do

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Chris Shiflett
--- Andu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the advantage of using classes as opposed to just functions. They are entirely different. While OO fans will find my

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Brad Bonkoski
Chris Shiflett wrote: --- Andu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the advantage of using classes as opposed to just functions. They are entirely different. While

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Andu
--On Friday, July 18, 2003 14:28:02 -0700 Chris Shiflett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- Andu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the advantage of using classes as opposed to

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Robert Cummings
On Fri, 2003-07-18 at 18:19, Andu wrote: Say I have a database class with all kinds of functions for connection, data manipulation, errors, etc: $db = new db_sql; $db-connect(); $db-do_this(); $db-do_that(); How would that be different from an include file with a bunch of functions

Re: [PHP] classes v. functions

2003-07-18 Thread Curt Zirzow
Andu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --On Friday, July 18, 2003 14:28:02 -0700 Chris Shiflett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: --- Andu [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This may show my ignorance or my refusal to take for granted something I don't fully understand but I have a hard time figuring out the