Tag Archives: Difference

PHP: What is the difference between single-quoted and double-quoted strings?

Hi All, We use single or double quotes in programming whenever we need to specify a string. But, there are very interesting differences in using single and double quotes. Lets discuss the difference between them and which should be used when. Single Quoted Strings: Single quoted strings are the easiest way to specify string. Single… Read More »

PHP: Difference between PHP4 and PHP5

Hello friends, Here we discuss some main differences between PHP 4 and PHP 5. PHP4 was powered by Zend Engine 1.0, while PHP5 was powered by Zend Engine II. Constructor have same name as the Class name in PHP4 while we can declare Constructor as _construct and Destructor as _destruct() in PHP5. Everything was passed… Read More »

Difference between REST and SOAP

Hello friends, Here are some of the main differences between REST and SOAP: #1) SOAP stands for Simple Object Access Protocol while REST stands for Representational State Transfer. #2) SOAP is a XML based messaging protocol while REST is not a protocol but an architectural style. #3) SOAP has a standard specification but there is… Read More »

MySQL: Difference between InnoDB and MyISAM

Hello friends, Following are the main differences between mysql’s two important storage engines (MyISAM and InnoDB): 1. MYISAM supports Table-level Locking while InnoDB supports Row-level Locking. 2. MyISAM designed for need of speed while InnoDB designed for maximum performance when processing high volume of data. 3. MyISAM does not support foreign keys while InnoDB supports… Read More »