PHP

Call user function for magic method PHP

Put a bit of work into upgrading the blog and might as well make a quick post now. Heres a trick to test if a class variable exists, isset or has a particular value dynamically. Call the magic method __get() for the variable name which you can generate on the fly.

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PHP Error Handling Class

Error handling is obviously fairly important so I have finally invested time into a custom error handling class for PHP 4 and above. It is a fairly small and simple class (only about 150 lines), I'm quite happy with it so far, of course you can download the class below and try it out for your self.

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PHP Voting System to Increase your Inbound Links

Having some sort of web 2 point ohish interactive component on your website is a great way to generate buzz, get users coming back to the site and even generate inbound links. One such component I have seen work well is a voting system, made so much more popular by community driven sites such as digg, reddit etc.

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Displaying File Permissions with PHP

For whatever reason you may need to display file permissions for one of your websites. I have thrown together a very basic script which will recursively (yay recursion) navigate your filesystem and save the folder/filenames and their respective file permissions into an associative array. The script then displays the array very basically.

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