My name is Ashley Sheridan, and I'm a PHP developer with strongly developed front-end skills. I thoroughly enjoy what I do, and spend quite a bit of my free time exploring and playing with new technologies. I enjoy a challenge, and see one not as an obstacle, but something that will push me towards better. I like thinking outside of the box and prefer to spend a little bit more time thinking on a problem than diving into tackling it right away, to ensure that I've done the best I can.
If this is your first visit, you may want to look towards my portfolio and CV (which is downloadable in different formats), where you will find some of my work, and information about me. The portfolio will be updated regularly as I work on newer projects.
Contained in the blog section you will see an assortment of small snippets of code across a variety of subject programming areas, and other posts of subjects I'm interested in. If you have any feedback or suggestions on any of the content on this site, please contact me.
Latest Blog Post
In the world of PHP some techniques never really go away, despite there being better alternatives added to the core functionality. One of these areas is file iteration, particularly recursively through directories and their contents. It's fairly typical to see some code use a recursive function to: Scan a directory Loop through the scanned list Add entry to a list Check if an entry is …