News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Ben Scholzen's Blog:
Writing powerful and easy config files with PHP-arrays
May 11, 2009 @ 12:05:45

Ben Scholzen has written up a post about how regular PHP arrays can be used as a native configuration option for your applications.

I was asked many times how I organize my config files, and my response was always the same, until some time ago when I switched began refactoring the codebase of my blog. [...] Looking at [the advantages of PHP config files], you may ask now why not everbody is using them. Well the problem mostly is that you cannot create extend-sections (when working with Zend_Config for example).

He compares an example of a method that, using a base config file with some "smarts", you can have it automatically pull in certain files and overwrite settings from the array inside. A sample "other config" file is also included, showing the definition of some PHP settings, resources and database information.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
configuration file array zendframework zendconfig smart base config


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Maarten Balliauw's Blog: Saving a PHPExcel spreadsheet to Google Documents

Zend Developer Zone: Zend Framework Hidden Gems: Zend_Config

Carsten Lucke's Blog: Configuration issues with Xdebug on Debian Etch

Kevin Shroeder's Blog: Zend_Log with multiple writers

Zend Developer Zone: Meanwhile...Back in the Land of File Upload Solutions


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


release tips zendserver bugfix interview laravel community threedevsandamaybe introduction deployment podcast language list conference code series symfony framework api development

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework