Objects and references in memory in PHP

Today we will talk about how PHP creates objects in memory when performing a statement like $a = new Foo(); and how the references are managed in memory, since this is an issue that can generate discussion and difference of opinions. For that, we are going to talk about what references are NOT in PHP. Finally, we will talk about how the garbage collector works in PHP.

PHPMailer: Send emails from your site

This time I would like to talk about the library PHPMailer. This library is ideal if you need to send emails from your web site to its users (e.g: for notifying the data suscription, warning about the near account expiration, etc). A very interesting feature offered by this library is allowing us using a GMail account to send emails (of course, we must be the owners of that account). […]

Creating a SOAP server in CodeIgniter

Today I am going to talk about how to create a web services server with the library NuSOAP in CodeIgniter. This post is based on our previous post (Using NuSOAP in CodeIgniter), so I would recommend you to read that post before continuing with this one, since here we use the “pseudo” library nuSoap_lib that we have created earlier. […]

Exporting a Drupal site

Some days ago I was in need of exporting, from my localhost to my on-line host, a web site developed with the CMS Drupal in order to continue the work from a server with a similar environment to the production server. I was investigating in the Internet and there was only a little information and it was scattered, so I decided to put them all together in one post. […]