Geoff Garbers

Husband. Programmer. Tinkerer.

The lifecycle of a PHP script

Aug 27, 2010

I was researching some libraries in PHP for the interaction of PHP and XMPP, and stumbled across an interesting article on the life cycle of a PHP script - from initialization to shutdown.

It’s an old post (from 2008), but I would imagine the same principles still apply. It’s worth a read if you’re a PHP developer, and want to know a little bit more about the internals of the language you’re working with.

You can view the article at