News Feed
Sections




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

Stoyan Stefanov's Blog:
PHP-style $GLOBALS in Javascript?
March 12, 2008 @ 07:55:07

In a new post to his blog today, Stoyan Stefanov has a proposal to being something PHP users are very used to - superglobals - over to Javascript.

Javascript has implied globals. When you skip the var in var a = 1; and go a = 1;, then a becomes a global variable. Some consider this an error in the language. [...] In PHP on the other hand, variables are local. [...] So how about this: adopt the $GLOBALS convention in your JavaScripts?

His example proposes the creation of a GLOBALS object you can assign properties to that can be used anywhere. This helps to keep the variables you truely want to be global contained, though it doesn't do much except provide a convention.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
superglobal global variable javascript


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Jan Lehnardt's Blog: CouchDb Views with PHP

Mike Lively's Blog: Why I Hate Singletons

Felix Geisendorfer's Blog: Include only the JS you really need

PHPMaster.com: Tracking Upload Progress with PHP and JavaScript

Joshua Eichorn's Blog: AJAX Answers


Community Events





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


conference configure podcast community series introduction version release extension composer install unittest symfony language list api opinion interview laravel voicesoftheelephpant

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework