News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Johannes Schluter's Blog:
Scalar type hints in PHP trunk
August 09, 2010 @ 08:44:23

As Johannes Schluter mentions in his latest blog post, another new feature has been added to the trunk of the PHP project - scalar type hints.

So in my blog series I try to cover all additions to PHP trunk so I have to mention scalar type hints.

He gives examples of both simple hinting (ensuring a value is a float) and a more complex example setting an attribute on a PDO connection (checking for an integer). Sample error messages are included as well. He also gives some advice on mixing strong and weak typing in your apps - it's like "opening a can of worms".

0 comments voice your opinion now!
scalar type hint trunk feature language


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Stefan Koopmanschap's Blog: Why should I attend PHP TestFest?

PHP Magazine: What Is Your Top Consideration for Choosing a CMS? (Poll)

Erika Heidi Reinaldo: Advices and resources for PHP novices

Gonzalo Ayuso: Building a Silex application from one Behat/Gherkin feature file

Phil Sturgeon's Blog: PHP Basher Bashing


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


security community mvc symfony interview voicesoftheelephpant update framework podcast library composer series release tool version introduction package opinion laravel language

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework