Saturday, September 13th, 2014
Want to make sure that your class names don't overwrite the class names for any other projects on the server? Hate having long class names like [insert ridiculously long classname here]? Namespaces were introduced in PHP 5.3 to help address these common issues. Learn how to namespace classes and see how namespaces and class autoloading can make your coding experience much nicer!
Beau Simensen (@beausimensen, beau.io) has been a professional polyglot programmer since 1998. He owns Dragonfly Development (dflydev.com), a consulting company, and is Co-founder and Chief Software Architect for REFLX Labs, a wearables startup out of Seattle. An active open-sourcer, he created Sculpin (sculpin.io) and helped create Stack PHP (stackphp.com). He is also the Sculpin representative to the PHP Framework Interoperability Group (PHP-FIG). Beau is a proponent of framework agnostic code. Unglue all the things!