The Definitive PHP Style Guide

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There has certainly been plenty of fisty-cuffs about the recently released "standards" (PSR-1 and PSR-2) by the self-appointed PHP Framework Interoperability Group.

As an alternative (because everyone needs a little competition!) this style guide was created. All the included content has been agreed unanimously by all voting members. All content has been carefully researched so ensure that no-one codes this way. As no-one currently uses any of these techniques they are unbiased and impartial and therefore everyone can agree on these standards!

General rules

Control structures

Classes, methods and functions


How can I get involved?

Seriously? You actually want to get involved in this? If you would like to stay up-to-date with future announcements surrounding these guidelines, or if you have any comments, suggestions or complaints then follow me on twitter @durhamhale or use the hashtag #phpstyleguide.