Archive for April 3rd, 2012

As I wrote, I'm using Amazon S3 to store files that are too expensive to keep on my web server, with the plan of having frequently-updated files on the server and relatively constant stuff on S3. The address for my S3 server is, which is stored in the global variable $_SERVER['CDN'].

So to include a file, I would do:

$filename = '/toinclude.php';
if (file_exists($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'].$filename)){
  $filename = $_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT'].$filename;
  $filename = $_SERVER['CDN'].$filename;
include ($filename);

Which I use often enough to want to generalize it into a class.

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