Inheritance is one of the primary tenets of object-oriented programming languages, but each language implements it at least slightly differently. I’m coming from a background in Python, and it took me a bit to understand the different ways objects can extend or inherit behavior in PHP. …

Arrays in PHP…Because there are no hashes/dicts

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I’m brand new to PHP. Every other language I’ve worked in has had the concept of a hash/dictionary/object, separate from the concept of an array/list (though, yes, lots of names for the same general idea…I’m going to use the word dict going forward…

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I’ve been writing about (and working in) Django for almost five years now, and I’ve written a lot about specific pieces of implementation. …

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