PHP V5.3 invigorates object-oriented programming with late static binding
Taking another look at OOP and design patterns
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Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: February 15, 2011
PHP V5.3 resolved a number of object-oriented programming (OOP) issues with its late static binding (LSB) feature. Find out how LSB fixes some of PHP's OOP coding issues and learn how to implement some well-known object-oriented design patterns that require the use of LSB.
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