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  The Practicality of OO PHP
Subject:   PHP OO drawbacks
Date:   2005-07-29 07:32:49
From:   mr_peanut
Response to: PHP OO drawbacks

Thanks for your comment! I agree with you that once you get comfortable with OOP that it definitely doesn't take as long; however, personally, I feel there is usually a longer initial programming time. Maybe because I try to organize my class files too much and add a substantial amount of comments :-) But, like the article says, as soon as you use the class a second time your productivity has increased substantially--so whether or not it initially takes you longer, you're still saving time.


PHP 4.x does have some object drawbacks, but with the new PHP 5 object model, I think programmers migrating from other programming languages may feel a little more at home.


I'll definitely check out phppatterns.com.