Tips for Coding PHP for Unix consoles

I found that PHP today are no longer restricted to web browsers. Especially since AJAX came to light. PHP with AJAX can be used together to form a system application. Application that runs on consoles and not on web browsers. Got to work on console based application with PHP ? Need some tips ?

You can visit Christophh “PHP Unix Programming” for three tips on console programming with PHP on Unix-like environment. He describes :

  1. Clean up your mess
  2. Writing error output
  3. Read Input Piped-In from other commands

All very useful tips. Use them wisely.