array_filter() versus Loop Condition Checks

array_filter() versus Loop Condition Checks Optimizing your code for performance is important, especially when dealing with large arrays or complex data structures. One common dilemma developers face is whether to use array_filter() to preprocess an array before a loop or to check a condition inside the loop and skipping the unwanted values. In this blog […]

Speeding up array_merge()

Speeding up array_merge() While doing a crowd review of naval battle code at @afup_rennes (in French), it appeared that the ‘no array_merge() in loops’ rule was known but not clear. Indeed, why is it that this function in particular, should be avoided in loops. Hence, this article, with a journey to memory management, coding and […]