[nycphp-talk] if you were teaching PHP...

John Lacey jlacey at
Mon Jan 17 23:13:46 EST 2005

Ophir Prusak wrote:
> I won't repeat what other people have already said (which are great
> answers) but I do have another angle to throw in the mix.
> Most people will, at some point, will be involved with code that they
> didn't write.
> When I teach PHP, apart from the goal of teaching students how to
> create their own applications, I also try to give them the knowledge
> needed to understand other people's code. Either at a workplace, or
> reading the source of an open source package.

well now, if you want to talk about how to create "the best learning 
vehicle", we could be travelling back and forth for days...



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