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Tired of handcrafting configuration file manipulation tools for your Web application? Save yourself some time with patConfiguration, a PHP class designed to assist developers with reading, writing and maintaining application configuration files.
That's about it for the moment. In this article, I introduced you to the patConfiguration class, which is designed primarily to assist you in the reading, writing and manipulation of configuration data. I showed you how to read and write configuration files in both XML and PHP format, and how to use patConfiguration's built-in methods simplify and speed up configuration tool development, and improve performance by caching frequently-accessed configuration data.
If you'd like to learn more about patConfiguration and its related tools, you should take a look at the following links:
Note: All examples in this article have been tested on Linux/i586 with PHP 4.2.3, Apache 1.3.23 and patConfig 1.3. Examples are illustrative only, and are not meant for a production environment. Melonfire provides no warranties or support for the source code described in this article. YMMV!