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Public, private, protected or final?

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I’ve been asked this a lot lately from lots of different people: What’s the difference between public, private, protected etc? It’s quite important to understand that in good class design, these declarations will help you ensure encapsulation and… Read More

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Arrays and Hashmaps

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Recently I was asked by someone: “what is a hashmap?” and I’ll be honest – as a PHP developer who hasn’t really learnt java or anything, I didn’t have a clue!! So of course I asked my husband… Read More

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Uploading Product Catalogs to Magento

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This is one of the things I think Magento could make easier for the layman. You have a bunch of products that you want to import at the first stance. It could be a whole new catalog or… Read More

The plight of the PHP Developer…

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So, you’ve spent the last 5 years getting super good at programming PHP have you? I know I have and I’m really kinda proud of the knowledge and progression that I’ve achieved too. PHP is a very broad… Read More

An architecture idea for large scale web platforms…

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As you probably are aware by now, MVC on its own tends to make me want to scream at developers that there is more to life than butchering models…. So I’ve come up with a fundamentally better way… Read More