[nycphp-talk] receiving params passed from one webpage to another
rderoo at supserv.com
Thu Jun 6 09:32:02 EDT 2002
> Wouldn't it be cleaner to do
> echo "please help by <a href=\\"browform.php?brow$brow\\">letting us
I would say that is a matter of opinion. I go to great lengths not to have
php output HTML.
I personally find
please help by <a href="browform.php?brow=<?php echo "$brow"; ?>">letting us
to much easier easier to read than
echo "please help by <a href=\\"browform.php?brow$brow\\">letting us know</a>";
especially when working within syntax highlighting editors. Not to mention it
is faster to not have PHP parse something it will do nothing with. Granted in
this case no speed increase would be realized.
I tend to break a page into two parts. The first or top part has just about
all the PHP code which the page is going to use. The second or bottom has the
HTML and where I need to insert a value I simply <?=$var?>. Now, as a rule,
I do not use short tags (ie one will never find <? $php_code_here; ?>) but
allowing for the ASP style output is *very* nice and, IMO, go a long way to
making readable code.
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