Posts Tagged with "php"

Detect an Ajax request in PHP

Posted by Stanislav Furman on August 25, 2017

If you would like to use same PHP code to handle both AJAX and non-AJAX requests, here is a quick and simple trick that you can use to check if the incoming request is AJAX. For our trick we will use a HTTP header called HTTP_X_REQUESTED_WITH. It is supported by all modern browsers that support AJAX. Therefore, it should work in 99% of cases.

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Regular expressions? What's that? Part 2.

Posted by Stanislav Furman on June 2, 2014
A good example of how NOT to code.

PHP NG, significant speed-up features coming in PHP 6

Posted by Stanislav Furman on May 15, 2014
PHPNG : significant speedup changes announced in PHP 6 Release

Static vs Non-static methods in PHP: what is faster?

Posted by Stanislav Furman on May 5, 2014
What is faster? Comparison of static and non-static class methods in PHP.

Regular expressions? What's that?

Posted by Stanislav Furman on April 29, 2014
A funny example of some silly PHP code.

Backward version compatibility in PHP web application

Posted by Stanislav Furman on February 17, 2014
How to handle backward PHP version compatibility in your web application

PHP 5.5.5 has been released

Posted by Stanislav Furman on October 17, 2013
PHP 5.5.5 has been released ¶

Meet AMPPS - a good alternative for XAMPP and WAMP

Posted by Stanislav Furman on October 7, 2013
Meet AMPPS - a good free alternative for XAMPP and WAMP

Loose comparison in PHP. Example of breakable functionality.

Posted by Stanislav Furman on September 12, 2013
Example of breakable functionality using the loose comparison in PHP

Floating point comparisons or why prices need to be stored in cents

Posted by Stanislav Furman on September 5, 2013
Comparisons of floating point numbers and potential problem that may occur