Developer.com: Taking Advantage of PEAR
May 18, 2005, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by W. Jason Gilmore)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"All programmers know that code reuse is the key to an efficient
and timely, not to mention sane, application development process.
Yet far too few practice what is so often preached, much to the
chagrin of colleagues, clients, and project managers everywhere.
Such irrationality is compounded by the fact that many languages
enjoy hyperactive user communities, who regularly churn out large
amounts of code and make it available for others to freely adapt to
their own needs.
"PHP users have a particularly useful trove of code at their
disposal, made available through the PHP Extension and Application
Repository, better known as PEAR..."