PHP Coding Standard

In this tutorial you will learn about the PHP Coding Standard and its application with practical example.

There are few points need to be followed while coding in PHP.

  • Proper Indenting and line space
  • Control statements should have one space between the control keyword and opening parenthesis, to distinguish them from function calls.
  • You are strongly encouraged to always use curly braces even in situations where they are technically optional.
  • Code should be properly commented using C style comments (/* */) and standard C++ comments (//) are both fine. Its increase the readability.
  • Always use <?php ?> to delimit PHP code, not the <? ?> shorthand.
  • There should be only one statement per line unless it will create a mess.
  • Block of declarations should be aligned.
  • Proper Identifier naming convention is necessary.
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