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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

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Q&A PHP - Why using "global" considered bad?

In PHP why is using global like in the example below considered bad? $a = 1; class foo { public function bar() { global $a; // <-- Why is this considered bad? } } ...

1 answer  ·  posted 17d ago by Vanity Slug ❤️‭  ·  last activity 16d ago by matthewsnyder‭

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Q&A How can I assign the result of an operation from within a function to the global environment?

I have a function that which does some calculations. I would like to assign the result of the function to the global environment from within the function, how do I proceed? A minimal example: meanF...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Zerotime‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Alexei‭