Matthew Turland

Matthew Turland has been working with PHP since 2002. He has been both an author and technical editor for php|architect Magazine, spoken at multiple conferences, and contributed to numerous PHP projects. He is the author of Web Scraping with PHP, 2nd Edition and co-author of SitePoint’s PHP Master: Write Cutting-Edge Code. In his spare time, he likes to bend PHP to his will to scrape web pages and run IRC bots.

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Object-Oriented Programming: A Primer, Part One

By Matthew Turland

If you’re not familiar with the phrase “object-oriented programming” or haven’t done it before, this article is for you! We’ll start from basic principles and build upon them until you have a decent foundational grasp of what object-oriented programming is, why you should consider doing it, and how to do so.

Published in Object Orientation, November 2019