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Project management schema

Posted by hisitech on December 7, 2007


Posted in management&economy, Software engineering | Tagged: , | Leave a Comment »

40 Tips for optimizing your php Code

Posted by hisitech on December 2, 2007

1. If a method can be static, declare it static. Speed improvement is by a factor of 4.
2. echo is faster than print.
3. Use echo’s multiple parameters instead of string concatenation.
4. Set the maxvalue for your for-loops before and not in the loop.
5. Unset your variables to free memory, especially large arrays.
6. Avoid magic like __get, __set, __autoload
7. require_once() is expensive
8. Use full paths in includes and requires, less time spent on resolving the OS paths.
9. If you need to find out the time when the script started executing, $_SERVER[’REQUEST_TIME’] is preferred to time()
10. See if you can use strncasecmp, strpbrk and stripos instead of regex

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Posted in Computer, Open source, PHP, Programming, Software engineering | Tagged: , | 5 Comments »