What are Credit hours?
A course credit (often credit hour, or just credit or "unit") is a unit that gives weighting to the value, level or time requirements of an academic course taken at a school or other educational institution. Some colleges will also allow college credit for work experience. While the student may not technically receive credit hours, they may be allowed to skip pre-requisite courses and enter advanced classes if they can show proficiency at the basics of the subject. Some schools also allow students to "test out" of a prerequisite or entry-level class, permitting them to complete their course work in less time and go straight to advanced classes.
If you follow MVC design pattern then only your view files should have HTML in them to begin with. Using the braceless syntax in these files only further separates them thematically from the rest of the code. The major advantage of braceless syntax is that braces get lost while jumping into and out of php mode, especially if you use php short tags (which contrary to what is stated elsewhere, if you are using htaccess to deploy mod_rewrite in your application it is safe to use short tags in your application. The server admins CANNOT deny short tags to you while simultaneously granting mod_rewrite (and why they would even try is beyond me). Another thing I've noted in the examples above - it is safe to omit the ending semicolon prior to a script close tag, and it's slightly easier to read. endforeach ?> than
If you are building links that are internal to your application do not include the base URL (http://...). This will be added automatically from the information specified in your config file. Include only the URI segments you wish appended to the URL.